Aquatic Bioenvironmental Studies: The Hanford Experience: 1944-1984: The Hanford Experience: 1944-1984 C.D. Becker

ISBN: 9780080874982

Published: September 11th 1990

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Aquatic Bioenvironmental Studies: The Hanford Experience: 1944-1984: The Hanford Experience: 1944-1984  by  C.D. Becker

Aquatic Bioenvironmental Studies: The Hanford Experience: 1944-1984: The Hanford Experience: 1944-1984 by C.D. Becker
September 11th 1990 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 306 pages | ISBN: 9780080874982 | 10.17 Mb

From 1944-1971, the Hanford Reach of the Colombia River in Washington State received quantities of radioisotopes, heat and chemicals from up to 8 plutonium reactors. Subsequently, from 1971-1984 the same part of the river provided cooling water for 3MoreFrom 1944-1971, the Hanford Reach of the Colombia River in Washington State received quantities of radioisotopes, heat and chemicals from up to 8 plutonium reactors.

Subsequently, from 1971-1984 the same part of the river provided cooling water for 3 power-production facilities.Environmental concerns promoted a series of continuing studies to examine various potential adverse effects. No significant impairment of the rivers ecosystem was detected.This book reviews these studies and places them in a historical framework.It provides a unique overview of studies made over a 40-year period which are now scattered through various published and unpublished documents.It should be of interest to all those concerned with aquatic ecology and environmental concerns.



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