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DOI: 10.5593/sgem2017/41/S16.002

LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT IN THE EMERGENCY HAZARD PLANNING ZONE OF THE TEMELÍN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT: PREVENTIVE IMPROVEMENT OF LANDSCAPE FUNCTIONS

E. Pecharova, I. Kasparova
Tuesday 12 September 2017 by Libadmin2017

References: 17th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2017, www.sgem.org, SGEM2017 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7408-06-5 / ISSN 1314-2704, 29 June - 5 July, 2017, Vol. 17, Issue 41, 11-18 pp, DOI: 10.5593/sgem2017/41/S16.002

ABSTRACT

Experience of radiological contamination of land, especially after the Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters has shown the need to explore possible ways of capturing radionuclides in the area affected and adapting the landscape management to this purpose ex-ante the considered accident in terms of prevention. The project "Minimizing the impact of radiation contamination on land in the emergency zone of Temelín NPP" (2012-2015), dealt with the possibility of utilization of wetlands as retention sites for water carrying radionuclides in case of a radiation accident.
A model artificial wetland was designed and adopted as a utility model by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic. The article shows the conditions of construction of designed wetlands in the landscape with regard to minimizing the negative effect on agricultural production and enhancing the hydrological functionality of the landscape.

Keywords: artificial wetlands; landscape management; radioactive contamination.