Thuleunders√łgelse-1997

Updated 2000-06-27

The benthic marine environment in Bylot Sound off the Thule Air Base was contaminated with ca. 1.4 TBq 239,240Pu (ca. 0.5 kg) in 1968. The site was revisited August 1997 aiming mainly at a new inventory estimate and at quantifying transfer to benthic biota.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Completed
Project time span
1997 - 1998
Data collection
1997 - 1997
Data processing
1997 - 1997
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Henning Dahlgaard
Address
Risoe National Laboratory PO-box 49, NUK-114 DK - 4000 Roskilde Denmark
Phone
+45 4677 4178
Fax
+45 4677 4193
Email
kd.eosir@draaglhad.gninneh

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Radionuclides
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Algae (algae, phytoplankton)
Marine benthos
Marine sediments
Seawater/suspended particulate matter
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

Plutonium-239,240

Geography

Regions studied
Greenland
Stations or areas where observations are made

Thule district, Bylot Sound, Wolstenholme Fjord

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
yes-all
Data centres
Radioactivity TDC
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
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