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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Estimated ground deposition of cesium-137 from nuclear-weapon fallout
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The graph shows the estimated ground deposition of cesium-137 from nuclear weapon testing fallout. Cesium- 173 deposition from nuclear- weapon fallout have severe effects on human health. Based on estimaed doses to the Arctic population, nuclear weapon fallout will contribute to 750 additional cases of fatal cancer.