Comparison of the Distribution of Radionuclides and Heavy Metals in Georgian Soils

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Sophiko B. Matiashvili
Zauru J. Chankseliani
Ekaterine V. Mepharidze


Environmental pollution is an undesirable process of loss of substances and energy caused by human economic activities, such as the extraction and processing of raw materials, which is accompanied by the separation and dispersal of waste in the biosphere. The long-term threat of contamination of agricultural areas (decades or more) is associated with a drop in long-lived biologically active radionuclides of 90Sr and 137Cs. The data from the last round of our survey showed that in 2013-2018 the land area we surveyed reduced the 137Cs pollution density to 3.1% on Makhata Mountain. In Gardabani - 5.4%, in Rustavi - 31.9%, in Zestafoni - 55.4%. We will continue monitoring and will offer you the following in new article.


: Radionuclides, heavy metals, forest brown soils.
Published: Oct 4, 2022

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Matiashvili, S. B. ., Chankseliani, . Z. J. ., & Mepharidze, E. V. . (2022). Comparison of the Distribution of Radionuclides and Heavy Metals in Georgian Soils. Journals of Georgian Geophysical Society, 25(No.1).


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