Atmospheric dilution factors and calculation of doses in the environment of SCK-CEN Mol for short and long duration stac discharges: Volume I & II

Henri Bultynck, Louis Malet, L.N. Sharma, Jeannine Van Der Parren

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    Abstract

    The practical knowledge acquired at the SCK/CEN Mol in the field of atmospheric diffusion by the study of the turbulent diffusion of effluents from a high continuous source in relation with the atmospheric stability is applied to the discharges of the Nuclear establishment of Mol.
    Seven categories of atmospheric stability are adopted and a separate approach is proposed for the cases of fumigation. The loss of material in the plumes due to settling, dry deposition and wash-out by rain is considered and appropriate correction factors are adopted. A mathematical model is developed to treat the problem of contamination of the atmosphere and of the surface in the environment, in case of release.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSCK CEN
    Number of pages210
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 1970

    Publication series

    NameSCK CEN Reports
    PublisherSCK CEN
    No.BLG-446
    VolumeI & II

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