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Title: Measurement and apportionment of radon source terms for modeling indoor environments

Measurement and apportionment of radon source terms for modeling indoor environments This research has two main goals; (1) to quantify mechanisms for radon entry into homes of different types and to determine the fraction of indoor radon attributable to each source and (2) to model and calculate the dose (and therefore alpha particle fluence) to cells in the human and animal tracheobronchial tree that is pertinent to induction of bronchogenic carcinoma from inhaled radon daughters.
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OSTI Identifier:6537543
Report Number(s):DOE/ER/60547-1
ON: DE91000823; TRN: 90-033409
DOE Contract Number:FG02-87ER60547
Resource Type:Technical Report
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Research Org:New York Univ., NY (USA). Dept. of Environmental Medicine
Sponsoring Org:DOE/ER
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; 63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; HOUSES; RADIATION MONITORING; RADON; DOSE RATES; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; AIR FLOW; CARCINOMAS; PRESSURE GRADIENTS; QUALITY ASSURANCE; RADIATION PROTECTION; BUILDINGS; DISEASES; ELEMENTS; FLUID FLOW; FLUIDS; GAS FLOW; GASES; MONITORING; NEOPLASMS; NONMETALS; RARE GASES 540230* -- Environment, Terrestrial-- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport-- (1990-); 552000 -- Public Health; 560150 -- Radiation Effects on Animals