Sources of distribution of anthropogenic radionuclides in Marmara Sea environment
Çekmece Nuclear Research and Training Center, P.0.Box 1, Atatürk Airport, 34831, Istanbul, TURKEY
The man-made or anthropogenic radionuclides entered to Marmara Sea marine environment from nuclear explosion tests, Nuclear Power Plants around Black Sea and Chernobyl accident. This paper provides comprehensive information on anthropogenic radionuclide levels in the Marmara Sea marine environment between 1970 and 2001 years. The results will be used as the national or international reference source for future studies in the regional scale.
Keywords: Marmara Sea, radionuclide, monitoring , biota, sediment