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Intertidal mangrove mudflat 240+239Pu signatures, confirming a 210Pb geochronology on the southeastern coast of Brazil.
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  • Christian J. Sanders
  • Joseph M. Smoak
  • Matthew N. Waters
  • Sambasiva R. Patchineelam
  • Michael Ketterer
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Joseph M. Smoak

Document Type
Article
Publication Date
2010
Date Issued
January 2010
Date Available
January 2012
Abstract
A sediment core was taken to determine if sediment accumulation rates could be conducted using 240+239Pu signatures in the coastal mangrove mudflats of southeastern Brazil. The results from this study show that 240+239Pu fallout activities are sufficient and well preserved in the coastal sediments of this region. Sediment accumulation rates determined from the 240+239Pu signatures were 4.4 mm/year and 4.1 from 210Pb (CIC) method. A sediment mixing coefficient rate was calculated using chlorophyll-α profile (9.5 cm2).
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Abstract only. Full-text article is available only through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 283(3), 593-596. doi: 10.1007/s10967-009-0418-7 Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.
Language
en_US
Publisher
Elsevier Science Pub. Co.
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0
Citation Information
Sanders, C.J., Smoak, J.M., Sanders, L.M., Waters, M.N., Patchineelam, S.R. & Ketterer, M.E. (2010). Intertidal mangrove mudflat 240+239Pu signatures, confirming a 210Pb geochronology on the southeastern coast of Brazil. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 283(3), 593-596. doi: 10.1007/s10967-009-0418-7