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Title: The measurement of /sup 222/Rn and its relationship to environmental variables: Factors controlling indoor radon: Final report for the contract period June 1, 1982 to May 31, 1985

Indoor levels of radon-222 and daughter nuclei were monitored at various locations within a single family dwelling and in an apartment building. Indoor levels were correlated with soil temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind, rain and time of year. 9 refs., 23 figs., 19 tabs.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6918078
Report Number(s):
DOE/EV/10374-3-Final
ON: DE87004323
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-80EV10374
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
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Research Org:
New York Univ., NY (USA). Inst. of Environmental Medicine
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; APARTMENT BUILDINGS; INDOOR AIR POLLUTION; HOUSES; RADON 222; MONITORING; DAILY VARIATIONS; HUMIDITY; NEW JERSEY; PRESSURE DEPENDENCE; SEASONAL VARIATIONS; TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE; AIR POLLUTION; ALPHA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BUILDINGS; DAYS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES; EVEN-EVEN NUCLEI; FEDERAL REGION II; HEAVY NUCLEI; ISOTOPES; NORTH AMERICA; NUCLEI; POLLUTION; RADIOISOTOPES; RADON ISOTOPES; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; USA; VARIATIONS 500300* -- Environment, Atmospheric-- Radioactive Materials Monitoring & Transport-- (-1989); 320100 -- Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization-- Buildings