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Strontium-90 in man and his environment
J. Laurence Kulp
by Geochemical Laboratory, Lamont Geological Observatory, Columbia University in Palisades, N.Y
Written in English
|Statement||J. Laurence Kulp, Arthur R. Schulert.|
|Contributions||Schulert, Arthur R., U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Biology and Medicine.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 v. :|
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Below is the uncorrected machine-read text. SIGNIFICANCE OF STRONTIUM IN MILK. A REVIEW B. LARSON AND K. EBNER Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Dairy Science, University of Illinois, Urbana SUMMARY Milk has received attention as a source of strontium (Sr), since it is the major source of calcium and, hence, St, in the diet of most Western by: 6.
Much attention has been devoted to strontium and to its availability to man by deposit on plants and soils. Because strontium bears a close chemical relation to calcium, a unit expressing this relation, the strontium unit (one picocurie  [1 × 10 curie of strontium per gram of calcium]) is used in following strontium through.
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His seminal book The Closing Circle: Nature, Man and Technology (), is widely recognized as one of the key works of the environmental movement. Commoner saw science as a weapon in the fight. Overall, the Strontium 90 readings across Canada pre-Fukushima and up to were in the range of to Bq/l.
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