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Quantification of the sediment budget of a river basin, based on reconstruction of the post-fallout redistribution of Chernobyl particle-bound 137Cs

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dc.contributor.author Belyaev V.
dc.contributor.author Shamshurina E.
dc.contributor.author Markelov M.
dc.contributor.author Golosov V.
dc.contributor.author Ivanova N.
dc.contributor.author Bondarev V.
dc.contributor.author Paramonova T.
dc.contributor.author Evrard O.
dc.contributor.author Ottlé C.
dc.contributor.author Lefèvre I.
dc.contributor.author Bonté P.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-18T20:29:01Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-18T20:29:01Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.issn 0144-7815
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.kpfu.ru/xmlui/handle/net/140364
dc.description.abstract Quantitative assessment of the sediment budget of a fluvial system is a key approach to understanding its geomorphic behaviour and an essential tool for investigating the redistribution of particle-bound contaminants along the sediment cascade. Here, we present a study involving the application of several independent approaches for quantifying the post-fallout (1986-2009) redistribution of Chernobyl particle-bound 137Cs and the basin-scale sediment budget for the River Plava basin situated in the northern part of the Srednerusskaya Upland (Central European Russia). The techniques employed include 137Cs-based sediment tracing, two soil erosion models and the analysis of soil profile morphology. The results show that most of the sediment originating from human-accelerated soil erosion on cultivated slopes is redeposited on the uncultivated lower parts of the slopes or in the bottoms of infilled gullies, hollows and 1 - 3rd order valleys. The River Plava valley itself represents a system dominated by efficient transport, with very limited floodplain sediment storage. The 137Cs-contaminated sediment export from the River Plava basin outlet exerts a significant impact on the River Upa. Its floodplain sediment contamination by 137Cs downstream of the River Plava mouth increases by almost an order of magnitude. Copyright © 2012 IAHS Press.
dc.relation.ispartofseries IAHS-AISH Publication
dc.subject 137Cs
dc.subject Central European Russia
dc.subject Fluvial system
dc.subject Human-accelerated soil erosion
dc.subject Sediment budget
dc.subject Sediment sources and sinks
dc.title Quantification of the sediment budget of a river basin, based on reconstruction of the post-fallout redistribution of Chernobyl particle-bound 137Cs
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.relation.ispartofseries-volume 356
dc.collection Публикации сотрудников КФУ
dc.relation.startpage 394
dc.source.id SCOPUS01447815-2012-356-SID84883308592


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