The role of physical processes controlling the behaviour of radionuclide contaminants in the aquatic environment: A review of state-of-the-art modelling approaches

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This paper is aimed at presenting and discussing the methodologies implemented in state-of-the-art models for predicting the physical processes of radionuclide migration through the aquatic environment, including transport due to water currents, diffusion, settling and re-suspension. Models are briefly described, model parameter values reviewed and values recommended. The different modelling approaches are briefly classified and the advantages and disadvantages of the various model approaches and methodologies are assessed. © 2008 Published by Elsevier Ltd.

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Monte, L., Periañez, R., Boyer, P., Smith, J. T., & Brittain, J. E. (2009). The role of physical processes controlling the behaviour of radionuclide contaminants in the aquatic environment: A review of state-of-the-art modelling approaches. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 100(9), 779–784. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad.2008.05.006

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