Year 2018, Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 1371 - 1374 2018-09-01

Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake

Erol KAM [1] , Zeki Ünal Yümün [2] , Gulderen Açıkgöz [3] , Kubra BAYRAK [4]

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This study was carried out in order to calculate the concentrations of radioactivity in the natural Kulakcayırı Lake of Istanbul (Turkey). Three core samples were taken from Kulakcayırı Lake by drilling and taken from heights of 5-5.5 m, 10-10.5 m and 15-15.5 m at the same point and then moved to the laboratory. According to the laboratory results, the K-40 concentrations of the samples were 325 ± 18 Bq/kg, 353 ± 19 Bq/kg and 367 ± 19 Bq/kg, while their Th-232 concentrations were 38 ± 6 Bq/kg, 43 ± 6 Bq/kg and 42 ± 6 Bq/kg, respectively. Their concentrations of Ra-226 were calculated as 29 ± 5 Bq/kg, 26 ± 5 Bq/kg and 26 ± 5 Bq/kg, while the Cs-137 concentrations of the three samples were calculated as ≤MDA (Minimum Detectable Activity) and existed at very low concentrations. The average activities of K-40, Th-232, Ra-226 and Cs-137 were found to be 348 ± 186 Bq/kg, 41 ± 6.3 Bq/kg, 27 ± 5.1 and ≤MDA, respectively. The results were compared with those of similar studies. These findings and assessments are expected to be an example for future studies and to be of reference quality.

: Core sediments, environmental radioactivity, gamma, Kulakcayırı Lake
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Primary Language en
Subjects Chemistry, Applied
Published Date Winter
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-5850-5464
Author: Erol KAM (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey


Author: Zeki Ünal Yümün
Country: Turkey


Author: Gulderen Açıkgöz

Author: Kubra BAYRAK

Dates

Publication Date: September 1, 2018

Bibtex @research article { jotcsa401086, journal = {Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-0120}, address = {Turkish Chemical Society}, year = {2018}, volume = {5}, pages = {1371 - 1374}, doi = {10.18596/jotcsa.401086}, title = {Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake}, key = {cite}, author = {KAM, Erol and Yümün, Zeki Ünal and Açıkgöz, Gulderen and BAYRAK, Kubra} }
APA KAM, E , Yümün, Z , Açıkgöz, G , BAYRAK, K . (2018). Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake. Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry, 5 (3), 1371-1374. DOI: 10.18596/jotcsa.401086
MLA KAM, E , Yümün, Z , Açıkgöz, G , BAYRAK, K . "Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake". Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry 5 (2018): 1371-1374 <http://dergipark.org.tr/jotcsa/issue/37193/401086>
Chicago KAM, E , Yümün, Z , Açıkgöz, G , BAYRAK, K . "Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake". Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry 5 (2018): 1371-1374
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ISNAD KAM, Erol , Yümün, Zeki Ünal , Açıkgöz, Gulderen , BAYRAK, Kubra . "Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake". Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry 5 / 3 (September 2018): 1371-1374. https://doi.org/10.18596/jotcsa.401086
AMA KAM E , Yümün Z , Açıkgöz G , BAYRAK K . Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake. JOTCSA. 2018; 5(3): 1371-1374.
Vancouver KAM E , Yümün Z , Açıkgöz G , BAYRAK K . Concentrations of Environmental Radioactivity in Sediment Cores from Kulakcayiri Lake. Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry. 2018; 5(3): 1374-1371.