Radionuclide dispersion simulations results: Deliverable D3.4

Fabricio Fiengo Perez, Lieve Sweeck, Jordi Vives i Batlle

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Abstract

In this study, we focus on the estimation of activity concentration in rivers after radiopharmaceutical release scenarios from hospitals via waste wate treatment plants in Belgium, that will be used in the future for radiological impact assessments. For this, we incorporate the most relevant characteristics and conditions that could affect the fate and transport of radiopharmaceuticals. We take into account their half-lives, their distribution between solid and liquid phases, the volumes and activity levels, the discharge periodicity of the radioactive effluents and the flow regime of the receiving rivers.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Commission
Commissioning bodyEURATOM - European Atomic Energy Community
Number of pages60
StatePublished - 30 Sep 2022

Publication series

NameSINFONIA Reports
PublisherEuropean Commission
No.NFRP-2019-2020-14
VolumeD3.4

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