super(239,240)Pu in estuarine and shelf waters of the north-eastern United States. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The distribution of super(239,240)Pu between dissolved and particulate forms has been measured in four estuaries on the north-east coast of the United States (Connecticut River, Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Bay, and Mullica River). The data cover the whole salinity range freshwater input to shelf waters at 35 ppt and includes one profile from a nearly anoxic basin in the Chesapeake Bay.

publication date

  • 1987