On the question of the application of the probabilistic approach in assessing pollution of Сs-137 of food production of the forest

«Radiation and Risk», 2012, vol. 21, no. 3, pp.91-96


Perevolotskaya T.V. – Senior Lecturer, C. Sc., Biol., Educational Establishment "Francisk Skorina Gomel State University", Gomel, Belarus. Contacts: 104 Sovetskaya str., Gomel, Belarus, 246019. Тел.: 8-10-375-232-57-11-15; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Perevolotsky A.N.
– Assistant Prof., C. Sc., Agr., Educational Establishment "Francisk Skorina Gomel State University", Gomel, Belarus.


This article proposes an approach to the assessment of radioactive contamination of the forest food products (for example, blueberries), which was had been based on the calculation of the probability of exceeding the specific activity of 137Cs over the permissible norm. For the calculations is proposed to use the statistical parameters of the transition coefficients of 137Cs for berries in the most common edaphotops. The authors proposed a scale of probability of exceeding the permissible standard for making decisions on the use of the food production of the forest.

Key words
Specific activity, 137Cs, the probability of exceeding.


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