Radiation-ecological situation in the vicinity of the Obninsk regional radioactive waste storage

«Radiation and Risk», 2012, vol. 21, no. 3, pp.97-105


Vaizer V.I.1 – Chief of Chair, Central Institute for Continuing Education and Training, Obninsk.
Kozmin G.V2
. – Lead. Researcher RIARAE, C. Sc., Biol., Russian Institute of Agricultural Radiology and Argoecology (RIARAE), Obninsk.
Vasilyeva A.N.1
– Lead. Specialist, ,Central Institute for Continuing Education and Training, Obninsk. Contacts: 21 Kurchatov str., Obninsk, Kaluga region, Russia,
249031. Tel.: +7(48439) 2-91-81; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Bakhvalov A.V3. – Post-graduate, Student, Obninsk Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering of National Research Nuclear University «MEPhI».


The storages of radioactive wastes (RAW), created by the early development of the nuclear industry, are one of the sources of radionuclide entering into the environment. As example, the situation on the real object – regional storage for RAW, built in 50-th years of the last century in the Protva River basing in the North of the Kaluga region is described in this article.

Key words
90Sr, 137Cs, radionuclide migration, protective barriers, radiation load.


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