Beta and Gamma Dose Rates From Terrestrially Distributed Sources

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Report that examines the dose rate of radiation in the air and in a test subject due to radioactive materials (uranium, thorium, and potassium) that are present in the ground. The test subject in these experiments is a water cylinder that is meant to receive radiation in a manner similar to a person.

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16 p. : graphs, ill., tables

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O'Brien, Keran; Lowder, Wayne M. & Solon, Leonard R. October 28, 1957.

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  • Main Title: Beta and Gamma Dose Rates From Terrestrially Distributed Sources
  • Series Title: Health and Safety Laboratory Reports
  • Added Title: Health and Safety Laboratory Report HASL-3

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Report that examines the dose rate of radiation in the air and in a test subject due to radioactive materials (uranium, thorium, and potassium) that are present in the ground. The test subject in these experiments is a water cylinder that is meant to receive radiation in a manner similar to a person.

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16 p. : graphs, ill., tables

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  • October 28, 1957

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O'Brien, Keran; Lowder, Wayne M. & Solon, Leonard R. Beta and Gamma Dose Rates From Terrestrially Distributed Sources, report, October 28, 1957; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc13107/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.