Spectrometric Techniques for Measuring Environmental Gamma Radiation

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From Introduction: "We discuss in detail the equipment, calibration procedures, and techniques used to analyze the spectra, present evidence to substantiate the validity of the dose rate estimates, and examine several problems associated with field measurements, in particular the effects of radon migration from the soil, soil moisture, and fallout."

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84 p. : ill.

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Beck, Harold L.; Condon, William J. & Lowder, Wayne M. October 1964.

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  • Main Title: Spectrometric Techniques for Measuring Environmental Gamma Radiation
  • Added Title: Health and Safety Laboratory Report HASL-150
  • Series Title: Health and Safety Laboratory Reports

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From Introduction: "We discuss in detail the equipment, calibration procedures, and techniques used to analyze the spectra, present evidence to substantiate the validity of the dose rate estimates, and examine several problems associated with field measurements, in particular the effects of radon migration from the soil, soil moisture, and fallout."

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84 p. : ill.

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Beck, Harold L.; Condon, William J. & Lowder, Wayne M. Spectrometric Techniques for Measuring Environmental Gamma Radiation, report, October 1964; Springfield, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc13094/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.