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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2017, volume 18, issue 1, pages 56-62.
Section: Radiobiology and Radioecology.
Received: 5.10.2016; Accepted: 15.06.2017; Published online: 7.08.2017.
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Regularities of uranium distribution in groundwater of ChNPP industrial site

M. I. Panasyuk*, I. A. Lytvyn

Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Chornobyl, Ukraine

*Corresponding author. E-mail address:

Abstract: Observed significant increase of migration properties of uranium from groundwater happens when pH rises above 9 - 10 against significant increases in the concentrations of major ions: Na+, K+, 32-, NO2-, NO3-. Herewith, strongly alkaline reducing or transitional environment in groundwater is formed.

Keywords: industrial site of ChNPP, underground waters, fuel uranium, plutonium, pH, major ions, raised migration.


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