Accession Number : ADA337290

Title :   Bioaccumulation and Trophic Transfer of Long-Lived Radionuclides in Arctic Plankton

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : STATE UNIV OF NEW YORK AT STONY BROOK

Personal Author(s) : Fisher, Nicholas S.

PDF Url : ADA337290

Report Date : 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The objectives of our research are to examine the bioaccumulation and trophic transfer of important radionuclides in important planktonic components of Arctic waters. This project has been assessing the extent to which select species of boreal copepod species bioconcentrate released radionuclides from water and from phytoplankton food. The rates and routes of uptake and depuration of isotopes in these animals was investigated.

Descriptors :   *RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES, *PHYTOPLANKTON, *ARCTIC REGIONS, IRON, MARINE BIOLOGY, FECES, COBALT, ZOOPLANKTON, EUROPIUM, NATURAL RADIOACTIVITY, AMERICIUM.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE