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Measurement the of radon gas concentrations of soil samples in Ishtar residential gleaner at the Tuwaitha nuclear site

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Radon irradiated and its solid products are the largest contributors to. Its concentration in soil gas is much greater than that of other sources. Therefore, the total inhalation dose and are harmful to human health it is necessary to measure the concentration of radon in the soil. This study investigated the measurements of radon irradiated 222Rn concentrations at 20 sites of the Ishtar residential gleaner at the Tuwaitha nuclear site using the RADON electronic detector manufactured by RAD7 (Durridge Company Inc., USA). Measurements were carried out at a depth of (10 cm), (A10 region) which was equal to (1590±176 Bq/m3), while the lowest average radon gas concentration was found in (A17 region) which was equal to (130±36.6 Bq/m3), with an average value of (698±162 Bq/m3), The results obtained from this study indicate .The present results in all areas of study have shown that the radon gas concentrations in soil samples were higher value of the recommended value (200 Bq/m3) given by (ICRP, 1993).
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  • Iraqi Atomic Energy Organization, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Department of Physics, College of Education, Al-Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq
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