Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy


Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy

  ISSN: 1818-331X (Print), 2074-0565 (Online)
  Publisher: Institute for Nuclear Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  Languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian
  Periodicity: 4 times per year

  Open access peer reviewed journal


 Home page   About 
Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2015, volume 16, issue 3, pages 247-253.
Section: Radiobiology and Radioecology.
Received: 29.04.2015; Accepted: 11.06.2015; Published online: 12.10.2015.
PDF Full text (ua)
https://doi.org/10.15407/jnpae2015.03.247

137s distribution in sod-podzol forest soil of Ukrainian Polissia

V. P. Krasnov1,*, T. V. Kurbet1, Z. M. Shelest1, A. L. Boyko2

1 Zhytomyr State Technological University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
2 Kyiv Research Station of the Ukrainian Research Institute of Forestry and Forest Melioration named after G. N. Vysotsky, Lyutezh, Kyiv region, Ukraine


*Corresponding author. E-mail address: krasnov_vp@mail.ru

Abstract: 137Cs distribution in sod-podzol forest soil of Ukrainian Polissia in different types of forest condition is studied. Rates of specific and total radionuclides activity in the layers of forest floor and in the mineral part of soil are analyzed. According to the qualitative study of 137Cs distribution in the soil of pine plantation the forest floor is considered to be the geochemical barrier for the migration of radionuclides into soil. The highest total radionuclide activity in humus-eluvial horizont is observed.

Keywords: radionuclides, soil radioactive contamination, radionuclides specific activity, forest plantation, sod-podzol soils.

References:

1. F.I. Pavlotskaya, E.B. Tyuryukanova. Migration of artificial radionuclides in natural biogeocenoses. In: Problems of Radioecology and Biological Effect of Small Doses of Ionizing Radiation (Syktyvkar, 1976) p. 30. (Rus)

2. I.V. Molchanova, E.N. Karavaeva, N.V. Kulikov. Radioecological study of the soil-vegetation cover of the conjugated sections of the landscape in the zone of the Chernobyl NPP. Ekologiya 3 (1990) 30. (Rus)

3. A.I. Shcheglov, F.A. Tikhomirov, O.B. Tsvetnova et al. Biogeochemistry of radionuclides of Chernobyl emission in thecforest ecosystems of the European part of the CIS. Radiatsionnaya Biologiya. Radioekologiya 36(4) (1996) 469. (Rus)

4. V.P. Krasnov. Radioecology of Forests in Ukrainian Polissia (Zhytomyr: Volyn, 1998) 112 p. (Ukr)

5. V.P. Krasnov, A.A. Orlov, V.A. Buzun et al. Applied Forest Radioecology. Ed. by V.P. Krasnov (Zhytomyr: Polissya, 2007) 680 p. (Rus)

6. K.V. Shytyuk, O.O. Orlov, S.D. Mel'nychuk. Comparative evaluation of the 137Cs distribution in the pine and pine-oak forest ecosystems of Ukrainian Polissia. Yaderna Fizyka nf Energetyka (Nucl. Phys. At. Energy) 11(1) (2010) 74. (Ukr) http://jnpae.kinr.kiev.ua/11.1/Articles_PDF/jnpae-2010-11-0074-Shytyuk.pdf

7. E.M. Lavrenko. In: Basic Laws of Plant Communities and Methods of Studying. Ed. by E.M. Lavrenko and A.A. Korchagin. Vol. III (Moskva - Leningrad: Nauka, 1959) p. 13. (Rus)