ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2011, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 252–255. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2011. Original Russian Text © P.I. Sobakin, A.P. Chevychelov, A.P. Dyachkovskii, 2011, published in Ekologiya, 2011, No. 3, pp. 227–230. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Radon Migration in Landscapes of the Elkon Uranium Ore Region, Southern Yakutia P. I. Sobakin, A. P. Chevychelov, and A. P. Dyachkovskii Institute for Biological Problems of Cryolithozone, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, pr. Lenina 41, Yakutsk, 677980 Russia email: firstname.lastname@example.org Received May 24, 2010 Keywords: Southern Yakutia, Elkon uranium ore region, radon, streams, soils, migration. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413611030167 In the near future, it is planned to begin industrial when inhaled or ingested with water (Zabolotskii, exploitation of the Elkon group of uranium ore depos 2005). its in southern Yakutia. Hence, radioecological studies The purpose of this study was to analyze specific in this region are becoming especially relevant. In the features of Rn migration with surface waters and in course of longterm and extensive prospecting works the air as well as to estimate its flow densities at the sur performed in the 20th century, large amounts of ura face of radioactive rocks and soils in the region of niumcontaining
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Published: May 24, 2011
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