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Series: Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 09 June 2020
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP29.1
EISBN: 9781786204653
... eruptions, tsunami, landslides), geotechnical (collapsible, compressible, liquefiable, shearing, swelling and shrinking soils), geochemical (dissolution, radon and methane gas hazards) or related to georesources (coal, chalk and other mineral extraction). An awareness of these hazards and the risks...
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Series: Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 09 June 2020
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP29.18
EISBN: 9781786204653
...Strategies for management: avoidance, prevention and mitigation Radon release and migration Health effects of radiation and radon Other natural sources of radiation Introduction Abstract Abstract Radon ( 222 Rn) is a natural radioactive gas that occurs in rocks and soils and can...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2020
American Mineralogist (2020) 105 (5): 708–715.
...Dariusz Malczewski; Maria Dziurowicz Abstract Emanation coefficients for radon ( 222 Rn) and thoron ( 220 Rn) were measured from fully metamict samarskite collected from Centennial Cone after 1 h and 24 h annealing in argon from 473 to 1373 K. For the 1 h annealing run, 222 Rn emanation...
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Journal Article
Published: 05 February 2020
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2020) 191 (1): 3.
... temperature, meteorological parameters, radon concentration and certain other associated physical characteristics is an important part of volcanology. Some previous investigations focused on soil temperatures in volcanic areas such as Stromboli, to investigate complex magmatic processes ( Brusca et al...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2019
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2019) 60 (2): 204–214.
...K.Zh. Seminsky; A.A. Bobrov; S. Demberel Abstract —Examples of two geodynamically active regions in Central Mongolia are used to demonstrate the radon and tectonic activities of faults and find out how their individual parameters affect the radon field. In general, the radon activity of faults...
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Journal Article
Published: 19 November 2018
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2019) 19 (3): 245–254.
... and the water we drink contain ultra-trace amounts of these elements. Measurements of uranium, thorium, radium, radon, lead and polonium radionuclides (RN) in various media have been undertaken since their discovery more than a century ago ( Becquerel 1901 ; Borkowski 1949 ; Solomon & Estes 1948...
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Journal Article
Published: 23 October 2018
The Canadian Mineralogist (2018) 56 (4): 451–462.
...), while 220 Rn emanation coefficients varied from 3 × 10 –4 % (Minas Gerais zircon) to 7 × 10 –2 % (Miask zircon). Both 222 Rn and 220 Rn emanation coefficients observed in this study correlate strongly with the absorbed α-dose from the 232 Th decay series. Radon emanations, however, do not correlate...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.11
EISBN: 9781786203328
...Abstract Abstract This volume draws together the final outputs of the five-year UNESCO / IUGS / IGCP Project 571 and presents new data on radon in the built and natural environments, radon as a diagnostic tool of geophysical phenomena, reflections and recommendations on the future of radon...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.5
EISBN: 9781786203328
... by the Health and Safety Executive's Mines Inspectorate 1985 Ionising Radiation Regulation (IRR 85) did not include radon in workplaces 1990 Radon Council formed (non-profit) 1990 declaration of ‘Radon Affected Areas’ Devon and Cornwall 1992 declaration of ‘Radon Affected Area’ Northamptonshire...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.2
EISBN: 9781786203328
... Table 1. Radon time-series: Fourier components at 95% significance Frequency (cycles/year) Variance explained (%) p -value Rank 1 51.28 2.41×10 −9 1 2 7.49 4.96×10 −2 2 Table 4. Significant harmonic components of the radon time-series Model...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.4
EISBN: 9781786203328
... Table 1. Radon activity (at equilibrium in test volume) Watch Leak rate (h −1 ) Equilibrium Effective activity (Bq) Equilibrium in the hypothetical room (Bq m −3 ) Watch reference Gillmore et al. (2012) with leak (Bq m −3 ) zero leak (Bq m −3 ) Cyma 0.0053 1 403...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.9
EISBN: 9781786203328
... Table 1. Correlation coefficients (r) of radon activity concentrations (C Rn ) between the living rooms on the ground floor (LR-g) and the first floor (LR-1) Month Number of data r January 557 0.31 February 122 −0.06 March 405 0.10 April 501 0.34 May 732...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.10
EISBN: 9781786203328
... Table 1. Parametric values for drinking water in Austria Radioactivity (parametrical values) Value Unit Remark Radon 100 Bq l −1 Tritium 100 Bq l −1 Indicative dose 0.10 mSv Indicative dose: committed effective dose for 1 year of ingestion resulting from all...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.8
EISBN: 9781786203328
... Table 2. Determination of the radon-222 emanation coefficient by doping experiments with radium-226 solution and subsequent measurements of EC Ra Material E n Crystallization experiments Sugar (saccharose) 0.145±0.011 1 Salt (NaCl) 0.081±0.009 1 Sands 0.242...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.3
EISBN: 9781786203328
.... (2014) LS LS Q 114 Hartman & Hammond (1984) E E I 57 Yarar et al. (2015) E E M 115 Fonollosa et al. (2016) LS AS T 58 Wanty et al. (1991) E E I 116 Rutgers van der Loeff et al. (2014) E AS I *Measurement methods for radon-222 and radium-226...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.1
EISBN: 9781786203328
... Table 1. Summary of radon measurements at active volcanoes Region Volcano Mean Range Methods Description Period of measurements Type of Activity* References Italy Stromboli 5.5 0.12–63.4 E-Perm® Network – 21 stations 2002–2007 DD–CD–E Cigolini et al. (2013...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.7
EISBN: 9781786203328
... Table 2. Comparison of selected major health resorts providing radon treatments using isotope 222 Rn dissolved in groundwaters or present in the air of disused uranium mine workings or caves (according to Becker 2004 , Vogiannis et al. 2004 , Voronov 2004 , Zdrojewicz...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451
EISBN: 9781786203328
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP466.14
EISBN: 9781786203786
... of the tourist sector in the Škocjan Caves showing the locations of monitoring stations. Fig. 6. Radon concentrations at various locations in the Škocjan Caves. Abstract Abstract The Škocjan Caves are included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List due to their outstanding natural features. The caves...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2017
American Mineralogist (2017) 102 (7): 1375–1383.
...Katherine Krupp; Mark Baskaran; Sarah J. Brownlee Abstract The escape rates of radon gas from rocks and minerals are of great relevance to many branches of geosciences, and it is, thus, important to understand the physical and mineralogical properties that control radon emanation rates. Mechanisms...
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