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The Radiation Legacy of the Soviet Nuclear Complex: An Analytical Overview

Edited By: Nikolai N Egorov, Vladimir M Novikov, Frank L Parker and Victor K Popov

236 pages, Figs, tabs, maps


Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106709 | ISBN: 1853836583
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Authoritative and detailed compilation of information including the location and characteristics of the accumulated radioactive material and wastes by each sector, from ore and mining to use and disposal. Also provides information on the territories and locations contaminated, by normal operations and by accidents, from which strategic plans for remediation can be formulated.

'An excellent volume that gives the highlights of more than forty years of nuclear idustry and weapons related production in the former Soviet Union... well-written and well-edited.' International Journla of Environment and Pollution


Review of the nuclear complex of the former Soviet Union; mining, processing and enrichment of uranium ores; the industrial complex for uranium isotopic enrichment; nuclear fuel production; nuclear power plants; ship propulsion nuclear reactors, waste storage and sunk nuclear ships; nuclear research reactors and centres; plutonium production and radiochemical reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel; nuclear weapon production; nuclear explosions; storage and reprocessing of nonreactor radioactive wastes.

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