Movement of Radiosodium in a Chemically Stratified Lake

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Science  03 Jun 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3414, pp. 1676-1677
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3414.1676


The rapid horizontal dispersal of sodium-24 at an average rate of about 18 m/day has been observed near the bottom of a small thermally and chemically stratified lake. However, no appreciable vertical movement of the radioactivity was observed during a period of 6 days.