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Impact of Environmental Factors on the Migration of Pu, Am, Np and Tc in Geological Systems (Nuclear Science and Technology (European Comm Info Serv))

M. Prins

Impact of Environmental Factors on the Migration of Pu, Am, Np and Tc in Geological Systems (Nuclear Science and Technology (European Comm Info Serv))

by M. Prins

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Published by European Communities .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power & engineering,
  • Waste management,
  • Radioactive Waste Disposal,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12907173M
    ISBN 10928257007X
    ISBN 109789282570074

    Changes like these have triggered climate change, soil erosion, poor air quality, and undrinkable water. These negative impacts can affect human behavior and can prompt mass migrations or battles over clean water. Help your students understand the impact humans have on the physical environment with these classroom resources.   Under reducing conditions, tetravalent (U, Pu, Np, Tc) and trivalent (Am, Cm) radionuclides are highly insoluble, which strongly reduces the risk of transfer of these very radiotoxic elements to the biosphere. Principal risk contributions arise from the less toxic and more soluble and mobile radionuclides (e.g. I, 79 Se, 36 Cl).

    -Environmental sustainability occurs when processes, systems and activities reduce the environmental impact of an organizations facilities, products and operations. -Economic sustainability is used to define strategies that promote the utilization of socio-economic resources to their best advantage.   Push factors, such as poverty within a community, limited access to education and employment, distance from resources, globalization, a person's ability to obtain better transportation in a new area, an increase in crime and the frequency of natural disasters, can affect the outgoing process of migration.

    Pu(V) or Pu(VI). Pu(III) due to its negative potential at higher pH can be readily oxidized by water at even neutral pH levels [10,11]. Therefore, it is supposed that plutonium exists in +4, +5, and +6 oxidation states in natural environment at low pH values. Dispropor-tionation reactions have negligible effect on the pluto-.   Environmental factors include everything that changes the local environment. This includes natural forces like weather and human effects like non-biodegradable litter. The environment around us is constantly changing. Some environmental changes are visible, such as a landslide caused by heavy rains. Other changes are not as easy to see.


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Impact of Environmental Factors on the Migration of Pu, Am, Np and Tc in Geological Systems (Nuclear Science and Technology (European Comm Info Serv)) by M. Prins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Impact of environmental factors on the migration of Pu, Am, Np and Tc in geological systems By Prins, M., Pennders, R.M.J., Frissel and : Prins, M., Pennders, R.M.J., Frissel and M.J. documents how environmental change affects migration dynamics is very hard to come by.

Other material on environment-migration interactions includes studies on: the impact of migration upon the environment (Black and Sessay ; de Haas ; Garcia-Zamora, Perez-Veyna et al.

); return migration or resettlement of people. Wolpert () placed a greater emphasis on environmental factors and described migration as a response to stress between household needs and local environmental characteristics. He developed an ecological system model accounting for the positive or negative effect of environmental factors on the migration decision.

Changes in the geographical and environmental factors influence the risk of TBE through impact on the life cycle Np and Tc in Geological Systems book of the tick, the tick habitat, and the host animals, as well as through changes in human behavior and human-vector-host animal interactions [17,41,42].Cited by: 3.

The transuranic elements Np, Pu, Am and Cm (and in very low trace amounts also Cf, Bk, Es and Fm) are generated by neutron capture reactions from U.

Pu represents the main transuranic element fraction (ca. 1%), while the other so-called minor actinides amount to ~ mass%. In addition, radioisotopes are generated in claddings of fuel elements Cited by: 2.

where N t is true population size at time t (assumed unknown), a and b are constants, and E t (the process noise) is normally distributed with mean 0 and variance σ that N 1 is true population size at time t = 1 (i.e.

the first year of study), a measures population growth rate at size N = 1, and b estimates the strength of density dependence, with a value of 0 indicating density. This brief considers how migration in response to climate change is likely to occur, the impact it will have on develop-ment, and how policymakers can effec-tively plan for environmental migration.

Implications of Climate Migration for Development The mechanisms through which environ-mental change may affect movements of. 1. Introduction. A key issue in the performance assessment for a long-term nuclear waste-disposal repository (over time scales determined by the half-lives of long-lived radionuclides (t½ > y)) is the potential migration of radiotoxins from containment into the geosphere, with subsequent impact on environmental systems.

The main purpose of this new book is to suggest concrete ways in which the international community can begin to address the huge gaps in our knowledge relating to the likely impact of climate change on migration.

The book does this by taking stock of the existing evidence on the effects of climate change and environmental degradation on. environment. Should the impact exceed the ability of the environment to absorb them, it will result in a degradation of the very environment that human beings depend on.

Figure 3. 1: A linear conceptualization of the relationship between humans and nature. Source: Adapted from Eaton et al. Whether environmental factors matter out migration in KDSS Several environmental and geological Raising sea temperature which effect coral reef will directly creates impact to the quadratic animal.

Increasing fluorocarbon, methane and carbon dioxide cause by industrial activities, rice planting and. Factors Influencing Migration and Population Movements – Part 1 Mervyn Piesse Research Analyst Indian Ocean Research Programme insecurity in various parts of the globe.

Limited access to food and water resources Summary This paper explores some of the factors contributing to immigration and population movements. Footprint Basics Overview, Global Footprint Network, Ap Jeffrey S. Passel and D’Vera Cohn, U.S. Population Projections:Pew Research Center, Febru Renewable Energy Consumption and Electricity Preliminary Statistics, Table 1, United States Energy Information Administration, May Environmental Push and Pull Factors People migrate due to environmental reasons, pulled towards physically attractive areas and pushed from hazardous zones.

In the process of immigrants trying to migrate they may face intervening obstacles: environmental or cultural features that hinder migration. The subject of this article is the review of developed applications of flow analysis methods for determination of radionuclides hard-to-detect in reactor cooling waters (90 Sr,Pu, and Am), and also 99 Tc, which are released to the environment primarily through nuclear fuel analysis, which developed for decades parallel to flow.

Volcanic activity, atmospheric factors; and anthropogenic because of the action of living species lead to migration and redistribution of elements in the Earth's environment.

Migration and redistribution of elements by atmospheric factors induces rock failure and extraction of elements into water sources. The presence of the actinides Th, U, Np, Pu, and Am in transuranic (TRU) and mixed wastes is a major concern because of their potential for migration from the waste repositories and long-term contamination of the environment.

The toxicity of the actinide elements and the long half-lives of their isotopes are the primary causes for concern. Pu: First pottery (18, BP) Last glaciation (22, BP)Modern humans appear (, BP) Time between glaciations: 99 Tc: Neanderthal man appears (, BP) 1, Humans branch from apes (5, BP) Deep geological formations generally unchanged: Np: 10, Dinosaurs extinct (K-Pg ev, BP) New.

Wang's 15 research works with citations and 1, reads, including: Experimental interactions of the Opalinus Clay and Boom Clay with various repository relevant solutions at. In the frame of studies on the safe disposal of nuclear waste, there is a great interest for understanding the migration behavior of ⁹⁹Tc.

⁹⁹Tc originating from nuclear energy production. the root causes of migration and forced displacement. Many migrants are compelled to move because of socio-economic factors, including poverty, food insecurity, lack of employment opportunities, limited access to social protection, natural resource depletion and the adverse impacts of environmental degradation and climate change.

As economies.[Show full abstract] migration of Pu, Am, Np, I, and Tc can be related to the chemical properties of these elements and show that the higher oxidation states are anionic and rapidly migrating.According to Mgbada (), another factor that leads to rural-urban migration is the environmental factors degradation.

The intensity of human exploitation in the rural areas is a major cause of environmental degradation which in turn constitutes as major push factor causing large number of people to migrate to the urban areas.