Inter-laboratory exercise with an aim to compare methods for 90Sr and 239,240Pu determination in environmental soil samples

Jixin Qiao, Marke Susanna Salminen-Paatero, Stina Holmgren Rondahl, Marie Bourgeaux-Goget, Per Roos, Petra Lagerkvist, Elisabeth Strålberg, Henrik Ramebäck

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In order to deliver reliable results for a multitude
of different scenarios, e.g. emergency preparedness, environmental
monitoring, nuclear decommissioning and waste
management, there is a constant process of method
development in the field of radioanalytical chemistry. This
work presents the results of a method comparison exercise
aimed at quantifying 90Sr and 239,240Pu in environmental
soil samples, with the intention of evaluating the performance
and applicability of different methods. From the
methods examined in this work, recommendations are
given in order to find a radioanalytical measurement procedure,
for 90Sr and 239,240Pu analysis, which is fit-forpurpose
for a particular scenario.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)813-826
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Bibliographical note

This article has an erratum: Doi: 10.1007/s10967-017-5496-3

Fields of Science

  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • method comparison
  • radiochemical analysis
  • soil
  • plutonium
  • strontium

    Qiao, J., Roos, P., Lagerkvist, P., Salminen-Paatero, S., Holmgren Rondahl, S., Strålberg, E. & Bourgeaux-Goget, M.


    Project: Research project

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