Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2019, Page: 96-101
Krypton 81: A New Method of Paleogroundwater Dating
Xinying Ling, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Peiyuan Chen, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Haichao Yu, College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Received: Jun. 14, 2019;       Accepted: Jul. 8, 2019;       Published: Aug. 5, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnrem.20190404.13      View  535      Downloads  71
Recently, because of 81Kr’s advantages of steady chemical property, long half-life and no extra source in the movement of groundwater, it is becoming an effective method to date old groundwater (age from 105-106 year). This paper summarizes the principles of 81Kr in groundwater dating and extraction method, presents the application of 81Kr in groundwater dating and discusses the problems of recent related researches, makes prospects of studies of radionuclide in hydrogeology chemistry, and provide scientific support for the measurement of 81Kr and the researches of old groundwater dating.
81Kr, Groundwater Dating, Radionuclide, Hydrogeology
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Xinying Ling, Peiyuan Chen, Haichao Yu, Krypton 81: A New Method of Paleogroundwater Dating, International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2019, pp. 96-101. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnrem.20190404.13
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