Radioactive Tracers in Hydrometeorology

by L. Machta,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 1, Pg. 238-249

Document Type: Journal Paper


Atmospheric motion is studied with aid of radioactive tracers; they can be used to track path of masses of water in atmosphere; most promising tracer seems to be tritium but large number of sources of tritium complicates its application to hydrological problems.

Subject Headings: Hydrometeorology | Probe instruments | Motion (dynamics) | Water management | Hydrology

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