Analysis of a Pollutant Flow Tracer Test in River using Radioactive Isotope

하천에서 추적자를 이용한 오염물질 거동분석

Kim, Ki-Chul;Lee, Jong-Seok

  • Published : 2009.01.28


In this study, in order to find the movement of polluted substance that is flown into the river and the characteristics of dispersion, the experiment that used the RI (Radioactive Isotope) tracer in the river was undertaken, and by using the experiment result, the figure modelling was undertaken to analyze the general type of pollutant dispersion. In addition, in order to calculate more accurate dispersion range and moving time, the experiment was done in about 2km from the measuring points of Namdae Stream around the Yongdam Dam of the upper Geum River to the lower stream. In order to find out the flow of river and dispersion of polluted substance, RMA (Resource Modeling Associates)-2 and RMA-4 program are used in study. The site experiment using the RI was implemented for the experiment in the applied area and the same area, and the distance between each zone was set for 1km with the slight difference for site situation and measured the density date of one second distance through the NaI apparatus to measure the density data of one second interval. On the basis of this measured data, it is compared and analyzed with the result of figure copy of the models to make the comparison and analysis of density distribution following the change in expansion coefficient that makes great influence on expansion range and dispersion in natural rivers.


Tracer;Dispersion Coefficient;RMA-2;RMA-4


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