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Journal of Mining Science

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 417–422 | Cite as

Comparison between short- and long-term measurements of radon concentration in dwellings of upper silesia (Poland)

  • M. Wysocka
  • S. Chalupnik
  • J. Skowronek
  • A. Mielnikow
Mining Ecology

Abstract

The results of investigations into radon concentration level in dwellings are considered using activated charcoal canisters and track-etched detectors with due regard for geological structure of underlying strata. The statistic analysis is performed. It is shown that long-term monitoring cannot be substituted by a short-term one.

Keywords

radon dwellings geology charcoal and track detectors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Wysocka
    • 1
  • S. Chalupnik
    • 1
  • J. Skowronek
    • 1
  • A. Mielnikow
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Mining InstituteKatowicePoland

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