natural radioactivity


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natural radioactivity

Radioactivity emitted by elements in the environment, such as radon in soil. It may include alpha particles, beta particles, or gamma rays.
See also: radioactivity
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Shehadeh, "Natural radioactivity concentrations in soil samples along the Amman Aqaba Highway, Jordan," Radiation Measurements, vol.
Kumar, "Study of radon, thoron exhalation and natural radioactivity in coal and fly ash samples of kota super thermal power plant, Rajasthan, India," Radiation Protection Dosimetry, pp.
Sedqy, "Assessment of natural radioactivity in fertilizers and phosphate ores in Egypt," Journal of Taibah University for Science, vol.
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Exposure to radiation from natural radioactivity in building materials Reported by a group of experts of OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Paris France (1979).
Determination of the natural radioactivity levels in north west of Dukhan, Qatar using high-resolution gamma-ray spectrometry.
This paper presents the measurement of atmospheric stability by natural radioactivity data of radon from July 11, 2007, to May 31, 2008, in one of the most polluted cities in north-central China, Lanzhou.
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Natural Radioactivity Hazards produced by Construction Slates
The natural radioactivity of the earth varies greatly from one place to another, depending on the concentration of rocks containing uranium.
Obtained concentrations of K (%), [sup.232]Th and [sup.238]U (ppm) in measured rock samples were compared with the newest results concerning natural radioactivity of the soils occurring in the investigated area (Malczewski and Zaba, 2007).

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