Normal and seasonally amplified indoor radon levels

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Winter and summer indoor radon measurements are reported for 121 houses in Freehold, New Jersey. When presented as winter:summer ratios of indoor radon, the data closely approximate a lognormal distribution. The geometric mean is 1.49. Freehold is located on the fairly flat coastal plain. The winter:summer ratios are believed to represent the norm for regions of the U.S. with cold winters and hot summers. The Freehold data set can be compared to corresponding data sets from other locations to suggest seasonal perturbations of indoor radon arising from unusual causes.

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Gammage, R.B.; Dudney, C.S.; Wilson, D.L. & King, D. January 1, 1995.

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Winter and summer indoor radon measurements are reported for 121 houses in Freehold, New Jersey. When presented as winter:summer ratios of indoor radon, the data closely approximate a lognormal distribution. The geometric mean is 1.49. Freehold is located on the fairly flat coastal plain. The winter:summer ratios are believed to represent the norm for regions of the U.S. with cold winters and hot summers. The Freehold data set can be compared to corresponding data sets from other locations to suggest seasonal perturbations of indoor radon arising from unusual causes.

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  • International workshop on indoor air: an integrated approach, Gold Coast (Australia), 27 Nov - 1 Dec 1994

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  • Report No.: CONF-941139--2
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Gammage, R.B.; Dudney, C.S.; Wilson, D.L. & King, D. Normal and seasonally amplified indoor radon levels, article, January 1, 1995; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678043/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.