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Journal of the Korea Institute of Military Science and Technology 2019;22(6):832-840.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.9766/KIMST.2019.22.6.832   
Prediction of Surface Water Contamination with RDX Transported from Soil in a Neighboring Firing Range
Jungtae Park, Dong Soo Lee
1Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, Korea Military Academy
2Department of Environmental Planning Graduate School of Environmental Studies Seoul National University
포탄 사격장 토양의 RDX에 의한 인근 하천 오염 예측
박정태, 이동수
1육군사관학교 토목.환경학과
2서울대학교 환경대학원 환경계획학과
Abstract
Recently, pollution from gunpowder due to shell shootings at military drilling sites has raised various environmental concerns. The purpose of this study is to predict the contamination level of RDX in the soil area of the firing range zone near Anwol river watershed, the study site, and the intake area, Anwol river and Imjin river, as a function of time and space. In this study, a multimedia model was developed to predict the variation of RDX contamination by rainfall. The range of the medium was limited to soil, water, and sediment, and excluded the atmosphere, taking into account the physical and chemical properties of RDX with low vapor pressure and low Henry's constant. The pollutant levels of the waters of compartments, including the last section of the Imjin River affecting the water intake, was compared with the environmental standard for RDX.
Key Words: RDX, Firing Range, Soil Erosion
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