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Glossary on "Radioactivity Dyanamics in River System"
-Name of Zones and States of Radiocesium-

High-water channel

Higher part of flood plain than low-water channel. High-water channels are utilized as a park and so on, and become under water when flooding.

Low-water channel

The part of the flood plain, where always water flowing.

River channel

High- + low-water channel. It also called as “flood plain” in combination with high-, low-water channel and levee.


Bottom part of the flowing river.

Particulate state

State of materials sorbed on the particles such as suspended soil and sediment soil particles.

Dissolved state

State of materials solving in water like ions.