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Volume 2007, Article ID 48598, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2007/48598
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Distribution of Natural Radioactivity, 137Cs, 90Sr, and Plutonium Isotopes in a Water Column and Sediment Core along the Algerian Coast

Laboratoire d'Etudes d'Impact Radiologique, Division de l'Environnement, de la Sûreté et des Déchets Radioactifs, Centre de Recherche Nucléaire d’Alger, 02 Boulevard F. Fanon, BP 399 Algiers-Gare, Algiers 16000, Algeria

Received 12 March 2007; Accepted 27 November 2007

Academic Editor: Luigi Petrizzi

Copyright © 2007 A. Noureddine et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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