Articles | Volume 10, issue 7
Biogeosciences, 10, 5019–5030, 2013

Special issue: Impacts of the Fukushima nuclear power plant discharges on...

Biogeosciences, 10, 5019–5030, 2013

Research article 25 Jul 2013

Research article | 25 Jul 2013

Spatiotemporal distributions of Fukushima-derived radionuclides in nearby marine surface sediments

M. Kusakabe et al.

Related authors

Distribution of the Fukushima-derived radionuclides in seawater in the Pacific off the coast of Miyagi, Fukushima, and Ibaraki Prefectures, Japan
S. Oikawa, H. Takata, T. Watabe, J. Misonoo, and M. Kusakabe
Biogeosciences, 10, 5031–5047,,, 2013

Related subject area

Biogeochemistry: Sediment
Biogeochemical impact of cable bacteria on coastal Black Sea sediment
Martijn Hermans, Nils Risgaard-Petersen, Filip J. R. Meysman, and Caroline P. Slomp
Biogeosciences, 17, 5919–5938,,, 2020
Short summary
Bioturbation has a limited effect on phosphorus burial in salt marsh sediments
Sebastiaan J. van de Velde, Rebecca K. James, Ine Callebaut, Silvia Hidalgo-Martinez, and Filip J. R. Meysman
Biogeosciences Discuss.,,, 2020
Revised manuscript accepted for BG
Short summary
Organic carbon characteristics in ice-rich permafrost in alas and Yedoma deposits, central Yakutia, Siberia
Torben Windirsch, Guido Grosse, Mathias Ulrich, Lutz Schirrmeister, Alexander N. Fedorov, Pavel Y. Konstantinov, Matthias Fuchs, Loeka L. Jongejans, Juliane Wolter, Thomas Opel, and Jens Strauss
Biogeosciences, 17, 3797–3814,,, 2020
Short summary
The control of hydrogen sulfide on benthic iron and cadmium fluxes in the oxygen minimum zone off Peru
Anna Plass, Christian Schlosser, Stefan Sommer, Andrew W. Dale, Eric P. Achterberg, and Florian Scholz
Biogeosciences, 17, 3685–3704,,, 2020
Short summary
Quantity and distribution of methane entrapped in sediments of calcareous, Alpine glacier forefields
Biqing Zhu, Manuel Kübler, Melanie Ridoli, Daniel Breitenstein, and Martin H. Schroth
Biogeosciences, 17, 3613–3630,,, 2020
Short summary

Cited articles

Ambe, D., Kaeriyama, H., Shigenobu, Y., Fujimoto, K., Ono, T., Setou, T., and Watanabe, T.: Distribution of radioactive cesium in sea sediment and bottom boundary layer associated with the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, 23th Ocean Engineering Symposium, JFOES/JASNAOE, 1–6, 2012 (in Japanese with English abstract).
Aoyagi, K. and Igarashi, S.: On the size distribution of sediments in the coastal sea of Fukushima Prefecture. Bull. Fukushima Pref. Fish. Exp. Stat., 8, 69–81, 1999 (in Japanese).
Aoyama, M., Tsumune, D., Uematsu, M., Kondo, F., and Hamajima, Y.: Temporal variation of 134Cs and 137Cs activities in surface water at stations along the coastline near the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident site, Japan. Geochem. J., 46, 321–325, 2012.
Bailly du Bois, P., Laguionie, P., Boust, D., Korsakissok, I., Didier, D., and Fievet, B.: Estimation of marine source-term following Fukushima Dai-ichi accident, J. Environ. Radioactiv., 114, 2–9, 2012.
Børrentzen, P. and Salbu, B.: Fixation of Cs to marine sediments estimated by a stochastic modeling approach, J. Environ. Radioact., 61, 1–20, 2002.
Final-revised paper