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Natural radioactivity in virgin soils and soils
from some areas with closed uranium
mining facilities in Bulgaria

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The natural radionuclide (238U, 226Ra, 232Th
and 40K) contents in soil were determined for three
different regions of Bulgaria using high-resolution
gamma-ray spectrometric analysis. A comparison of the
dynamics of their behavior throughout the years was
performed. Bulgaria is a country with intensive uranium
mining activities. That is why radiological monitoring
of closed uranium mining facilities in different regions
of the country are obligatory and of great interest.
This work presents results from such investigations made
in regions where remediation was necessary. The results
have been evaluated according to Bulgarian radionuclide
environment contamination legislation.
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