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Prediction of indoor radon by aeroradioactivity

Abstract

Attempts to predict which geographic areas should be associated with a high percentage of homes with unusually high indoor radon levels in Virginia and Maryland have been based on estimates of soil radon and soil permeability for geological units. This method is found to be less successful and probably less cost-effective than the use of total-gamma aeroradioactivity maps.

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Mose, D.G., Chrosniak, C., Kline, S.W. et al. Prediction of indoor radon by aeroradioactivity. PAGEOPH 133, 213–227 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00877160

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Key words

  • Indoor radon
  • soil radon
  • aeroradioactivity
  • uranium