Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3021–3038, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3021-2020
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3021–3038, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3021-2020

Data description paper 23 Nov 2020

Data description paper | 23 Nov 2020

Element and radionuclide concentrations in soils and wildlife from forests in north-eastern England with a focus on species representative of the ICRP's Reference Animals and Plants

Catherine L. Barnett et al.

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Element and radionuclide concentrations in wildlife (including representative species of the ICRP's Reference Animals and Plants) and associated soils from forests in north-east England, 2015-2016. C. L. Barnett, C. Wells, M. Izquierdo, N. A. Beresford, and L. Walker https://doi.org/10.5285/8f85c188-a915-46ac-966a-95fcb1491be6

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This paper describes data from a study conducted in 2015–2016 to sample terrestrial wildlife, soil and water from two forests in north-eastern England. Sampling was targeted towards species representative of the International Commission on Radiological Protection’s (ICRP) terrestrial Reference Animals and Plants (RAPs): Wild Grass, Pine Tree, Earthworm, Bee, Rat, Deer and Frog. The dataset comprises stable-element and radionuclide activity concentrations.