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Title: Indoor Radon Measurement in Van

Abstract

In this study, indoor radon concentrations obtained from the radon surveys conducted in the Van. Radon monitoring was performed by applying a passive, time-integrating measuring technique. For this purpose, CR-39 nuclear track detectors were installed in dwellings for 2 months. After the monitoring period, detectors were collected. In order to make the alpha tracks visible, chemical etching was applied to the exposed detectors. Nuclear track numbers and the corresponding indoor radon concentrations were determined. Annual effective dose equivalents and the risk probabilities caused by indoor radon inhalation were calculated, and the found results compared with the indoor radon concentrations' data measured in different provinces of Turkey.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. TAEK, Cekmece Nuclear Research and Training Center, Istanbul (Turkey)
  2. Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Biochemistry Department, Van (Turkey)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21057268
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 899; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 6. international conference of the Balkan Physical Union, Istanbul (Turkey), 22-26 Aug 2006; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2733477; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; DIELECTRIC TRACK DETECTORS; DOSE EQUIVALENTS; ETCHING; HAZARDS; NATURAL RADIOACTIVITY; PARTICLE TRACKS; RADIATION MONITORING; RADON; RISK ASSESSMENT; TURKEY

Citation Formats

Kam, E., Osmanlioglu, A. E., Celebi, N., and Dogan, I. Indoor Radon Measurement in Van. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2733477.
Kam, E., Osmanlioglu, A. E., Celebi, N., & Dogan, I. Indoor Radon Measurement in Van. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2733477.
Kam, E., Osmanlioglu, A. E., Celebi, N., and Dogan, I. Mon . "Indoor Radon Measurement in Van". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2733477.
@article{osti_21057268,
title = {Indoor Radon Measurement in Van},
author = {Kam, E. and Osmanlioglu, A. E. and Celebi, N. and Dogan, I.},
abstractNote = {In this study, indoor radon concentrations obtained from the radon surveys conducted in the Van. Radon monitoring was performed by applying a passive, time-integrating measuring technique. For this purpose, CR-39 nuclear track detectors were installed in dwellings for 2 months. After the monitoring period, detectors were collected. In order to make the alpha tracks visible, chemical etching was applied to the exposed detectors. Nuclear track numbers and the corresponding indoor radon concentrations were determined. Annual effective dose equivalents and the risk probabilities caused by indoor radon inhalation were calculated, and the found results compared with the indoor radon concentrations' data measured in different provinces of Turkey.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2733477},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 899,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Apr 23 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Mon Apr 23 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}