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THE DUST STORM IN THE CHERNOBYL EXCLUSION ZONE
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Category: Number 16
Publication: 16
Summary

The meteorological situation at the dust storm during 5 - 7 September 1992 on the territory of Ukraine and Belarus polluted after the Chernobyl accident in 1986 was examined. Maximal middle wind speed in Chernobyl and in Pripyat was 10 - 12  m/s. Concentrations of radioactive aerosols in the Chernobyl Exclusion zone increased in 10 - 100 times. Transfer of radioactive aerosols in vicinity of Vilnius was regis-tered.

Keywords: dust storm, wind speed, radioactive aerosols, transfer of dust.

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