cesium 137

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a radioactive isotope of cesium used in radiation therapy

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They plunged 3- to 7-foot-long tubes into the sand, pumped up underlying groundwater, and analyzed its cesium-137 content.
Sanial and Nagao suspect that high levels of radioactive cesium-137 were released into the environment following the 2011 disaster, and then transported along the coast by ocean currents.
Cesium-137, a byproduct of nuclear reactors, is used for various medical and industrial purposes.
A number of people in the scientific community are predicting that cesium-137 will continue to spread and dump toxins into the Arctic Ocean.
We estimate the rate of organic carbon storage in post-settlement alluvium since 1963-1964, in eastern Ottawa County, Michigan using laboratory methods and cesium-137 dating.
32,000 Bq/l of cesium-137 (half-life of about 30 years), and 31,000 Bq/l
Cesium-137 hot spots were found in soil by a citizens' group in the Tokyo metropolitan area at levels comparable to those in the Chernobyl exclusionary and radiation control zones.
Radiation physicists continue to argue about how much radioactive material, such as cesium-137, escaped, with independent assessments often coming in much higher than the Japanese government's official numbers.
Soil samples taken at nine spots at the plant port in late November contained as many as 870,000 becquerels of cesium-137 per kilogram of soil and 730,000 becquerels of cesium-134 per kilogram of soil, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co.
level 620,000 times the government-set safety limit and cesium-137 at a
Cesium-137 is widely distributed throughout the body and ultimately leaves.
According to South Korean News Agency Yonhap, Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS) reported Minuscule traces of iodine-131 were found in the seven areas including Seoul with traces of cesium-134 and cesium-137 was detected in four areas.
Trace amounts of radioactive cesium-137 have been found in anchovies as far afield as Chiba, near Tokyo, but at less than 1% of acceptable levels.
Exposure to radionuclides, such as iodine-131 and cesium-137, increases the incidence of cancer.
Cesium-137 in the environment; radioecology and approaches to assessment and management.