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Radioactivity in the Environment

Physicochemical aspects and applications

by V. Valković

  • 126 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Elsevier Science .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental impact of radiation,
  • Nuclear chemistry, photochemistry & radiation,
  • Technology,
  • Radioactive pollution,
  • Environmental Monitoring,
  • Radioactive Pollutants (Environmental Aspects),
  • Consumer Health,
  • Spectroscopy & Spectrum Analysis,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Radioactivity,
  • Chemistry - Analytic,
  • Safety,
  • Science / Chemistry / Analytic,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Measurement

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages694
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9375589M
    ISBN 100444829547
    ISBN 109780444829542

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