Worldwide Deposition of Long-lived Fission Products from Nuclear Explosions

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The worldwide deposition of long-lived fission products is considered against the history of nuclear explosions. The present rate of deposition is much smaller than at the time of maximum fallout. The total amount deposited is consistent with the estimated amounts injected into the atmosphere.

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PEIRSON, D. Worldwide Deposition of Long-lived Fission Products from Nuclear Explosions. Nature 234, 79–80 (1971). https://doi.org/10.1038/234079a0

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