Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgement, National Nuclear Centre solving Radiation Safety Problems in Kazakhstan; K.K. Kadyrzhanov.- Radioactive Particles Released from Different Nuclear Sources - With focus on Nuclear Weapons Tests; B. Salbu.- Phenomenology of Underground Nuclear Explosions in Rock Salt; Yu.V. Dunbasov.- Radiation and Hydro-Chemical Investigation and Monitoring of Transboundary Rivers of Kazakhstan; K.K. Kadyrzhanov et al.- Tritium in Streams, Well Waters and Atomic Lakes at the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site: Present Status and Future Perspectives; P.I. Mitchell et al.- Safe Management of Residues from Former Uranium Mining and Milling Activities in Central Asian Iaea Regional Technical Cooperation Project; P.W. Waggitt.- Rehabilitation of Uranium Mines in Northern Tajikistan; M.M. Yunusov.- A Rational Approach to Bridging the Nuclear Technology Usage and Nuclear Education Gap; S.N. Bakhtiar.- Strontium-90 Contamination within the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site: Results of Semirad1 and Semirad2 Projects - Contamination Levels and Projected Doses to Local Populations; N.D. Priest et al.- The Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and On the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management: An Instrument to Achieve a Global Safety; P. Risoluti.- Reduction of Risks from Lira Underground Nuclear Facilities at Karachaganak Oil-And-Gas Complex; T.I. Ageyeva.- The Net Effect of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant on the Environment and Population Compared to the Background from Global Radioactive Fallout; K. Pyuskyulyan et al.- Assessment of Risks and Possible Ecological and Economic Damages from Large-Scale Natural and Man-Induced Catastrophes in Ecology-Hazard Regions of Central Asia and the Caucasus; A.N. Valyaev et al.- Distribution of Natural and Technogenic Radioactivity in Soil Samples from Foothill and Mountain Areas in Central Tajikistan; A.A. Juraev et al.- Quantitative Assessment of the Man-Induced Uranium in the Tail Disposalof Kara-Balta Mining Plant; V.M. Alekhina et al.- Study Of the 222Rn Distribution above the Tail Disposal of KBMP (Kyrgyz Republic) and Its Possible Transfer to Adjacent Territories; I.A. Vasilev et al.- Study of Transborder Contamination of the Syr-Darya and Amu Darya Rivers and their Inflows; B.S. Yuldashev et al.- The Navruz Project: Cooperative, Transboundary Monitoring, Data Sharing and Modelling Of Water Resources in Central Asia; H.D. Passell et al.- Several Approaches to the Solution of Water Contamination Problems in Transboundary Rivers crossing the Territory of Armenia; G.M. Aleksanyan et al.- Study of the Ecological State Of Rivers Kura, Araks and Samur on Azerbaijan Territory; R. Mamedov, G. Magerramov.- Ecological Considerations related to Uranium Exploration and Production; P.G. Kayukov.- Joint Norwegian and Kazakh Field Work in Kurday Mining Site, Kazakhstan, 2006; G. Strømman et al.- List of Contributors.
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