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2015 | 128 | 2B | B-445-B-446
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Investigation of Radon Concentrations in Pamukkale-Turkey

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Radon is an inert gas produced by the radioactive decay of radium with a half-life of 3.81 days. Radon is the largest source of natural ionizing radiation and every 2.6 km² of surface soil, to a depth of 15 cm, contains approximately 1 gram of radium, which releases radon in small amounts to the atmosphere. On a global scale, it is estimated that 91 TBq of radon are released from soil annually. In this work, the radon concentration in soil gas, which is transported from soil (1 m depth), is measured at five points in Pamukkale and its neighbourhood.
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128
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2B
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B-445-B-446
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2015-8
References
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  • [2] M. Özkul, A. Gökgöz, M.O. Baykara, S. Topal, E. Toker, H. Erten, A. Gül, F. Gökgöz, Geoheritage Components of the Denizli basin (Western Anatolia): A General Description And Assessment, Tmmob Chamber of Geological Engineers Bulletin, Turkey 2014
  • [3] C. Cosma, B. Papp, M. Moldovan, V. Cosma, C. Cindea, L. Suciu, A. Apostu, Acta Geophys. 58, 947 (2010), doi: 10.2478/s11600-010-0039-0
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