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This map portrays soil contamination on the territory of Ukraine with cesium-137, a radioactive isotope, as of April 2011. Cesium-137 has a half-life of approximately 30 years (which means that 30 years after its release, half of it will have…
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This map shows the spread of Strontium-90 contamination in the area of eastern Belarus and western Russia surrounding Gomel' in December 1990. It is one of a set of four Soviet-produced maps showing strontium contamination from the same point in…
This key refers to other maps that depict the extent of contamination from the Chernobyl disaster. Interestingly, it indicates that maps of Cesium-137 distribution were much more detailed than those of Strontium-90 from the same month and year; while…
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