Fatal Consequences of Radionuclide Contamination in Urban Environment

Room: 117
27.08.2010, Friday 17.00 - 18.15

Organizer: Prof. Jürg Ulrich (em.), University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Speakers: Prof. Anatoliy Prykhodchenko, Dnieprodzerzhinsk State Technical University, Ukraine

Dnieprodzerzhinsk has been involved in the process of nuclear-fuel cycle. About 43 million tons of radioactive waste which had been accumulated in the course of uranium production were buried in the city's vicinity, their total radioactivity being 75,000 Curie. 70% of the Dnieprodzerzinsk inhabitants had signs of blood synthesis system depression (decrease in Pancytopoesis).