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Radon and its decay products : occurrence, properties, and health effects : developed from a symposium sponsored by the Divisions of Environmental Chemistry and Nuclear Chemistry and Technology at the 191st Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, New York, April 13-18, 1986

Author: Philip K Hopke; American Chemical Society. Division of Environmental Chemistry.; American Chemical Society. Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology.; American Chemical Society. Meeting
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Chemical Society, 1987.
Series: ACS symposium series, 331.
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Radon and its decay products.
Washington, D.C. : American Chemical Society, 1987
(OCoLC)570368444
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Hopke; American Chemical Society. Division of Environmental Chemistry.; American Chemical Society. Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology.; American Chemical Society. Meeting
ISBN: 0841210152 9780841210158
OCLC Number: 15016266
Description: xi, 609 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Radon and its decay products : an overview / Philip K. Hopke --
Investigations of soil as a source of indoor radon / R.G. Sextro, B.A. Moed, W.W. Nazaroff, K.L. Revzan, and A.V. Nero --
Radon in houses due to radon in potable water / C.T. Hess, J.K. Korsah, and C.J. Einloth --
Measurements of radon concentrations in residential buildings in the eastern United States / Andreas C. George and Lawrence E. Hinchliffe --
Assessing exposure to radon in the United States : perspective of the Environmental Protection Agency / Paul J. Magno and Richard J. Guimond --
Radon-222 in Norwegian dwellings / Erling Stranden --
Radon levels in Swedish homes : a comparison of the 1980s with the 1950s / Gun Astri Swedjemark, Agneta Burén, and Lars Mjönes --
Indoor radon measurements in Finland : a status report / O. Castrén, I. Mäkeläinen, K. Winqvist, and A. Voutilainen --
Concentrations in dwellings in the United Kingdom / K.D. Cliff, A.D. Wrixon, B.M.R. Green, and J.C.H. Miles --
Population doses in Ireland / J.P. McLaughlin --
Long-term measurements of radon concentrations in the living environments in Japan : a preliminary report / T. Aoyama, H. Yonehara, M. Sakanoue, S. Kobayashi, T. Iwasaki, M. Mifune, E.P. Radford, and H. Kato --
Effects of aerosol polydispersity on theoretical calculations of unattached fractions of radon progeny / Frank Bandi, Atika Khan, and Colin R. Phillips --
Intercomparison of different instruments that measure radon concentration in air / Michikuni Shimo, Takao Iida, and Yukimasa Ikebe --
Improving bare-track-detector measurements of radon concentrations / H. Yonehara, H. Kimura, M. Sakanoue, E. Iwata, S. Kobayashi, K. Fujimoto, T. Aoyama, and T. Sugahara --
Determination of radon-220 and radon-222 concentrations in fumarolic gases / Kyouko Yamashita, Hideki Yoshikawa, Makoto Yanaga, Kazutoyo Endo, and Hiromichi Nakahara --
A critical assessment of radon-222 exhalation measurements using the closed-can method / Christer Samuelsson --
Underground measurements of aerosol and activity distributions of radon and thoron progeny / Atika Khan, Frank Bandi, Richard W. Gleasure, Colin R. Phillips, and Philippe Duport --
Chemical properties of radon / Lawrence Stein --
Effect of radon on some electrical properties of indoor air / Marvin Wilkening --
The effect of filtration and exposure to electric fields on airborne radon progeny / Niels Jonassen --
Plate-out of radon and thoron progeny on large surfaces / J. Bigu --
Free fractions, attachment rates, and plate-out rates of radon daughters in houses / J. Porstendörfer, A. Reineking, and K.H. Becker --
The behavior of radon daughters in the domestic environment : effect on the effective dose equivalent / H. Vanmarcke, A. Janssens, F. Raes, A. Poffijn, P. Berkvens, and R. Van Dingenen --
A model for size distributions of radon decay products in realistic environments / F. Raes, A. Janssens, and H. Vanmarcke --
Measuring polonium-218 diffusion-coefficient spectra using multiple wire screens / R.F. Holub and E.O. Knutson --
Development of a mobility analyzer for studying the particle-producing phenomena related to radon progeny / Lisa M. Kulju, Kai-Dee Chu, and Philip K. Hopke --
Induction of an ultrafine aerosol by radon radiolysis / Kai-Dee Chu, Philip K. Hopke, E.O. Knutson, K.W. Tu, and R.F. Holub --
Aerodynamic size associations of natural radioactivity with ambient aerosols / E.A. Bondietti, C. Papastefanou, and C. Rangarajan --
A reconsideration of cells at risk and other key factors in radon daughter dosimetry / A.C. James --
Updating radon daughter bronchial dosimetry / Naomi H. Harley and Beverly S. Cohen --
The validity of risk assessments for lung cancer induced by radon daughters / F. Steinhäusler --
Critique of current lung dosimetry models for radon progeny exposure / Edward A. Martell --
Surveys of radon levels in homes in the United States : a test of the linear-no-threshold dose-response relationship for radiation carcinogenesis / Bernard L. Cohen --
Deposition of ultrafine particles in the human tracheobronchial tree : a determinant of the dose from radon daughters / Beverly S. Cohen --
Effect on peripheral blood chromosomes / J. Pohl-Rüling, P. Fischer, and E. Pohl --
Biophysical effects of radon exposure on human lung cells / B. Reubel, C. Atzmüller, F. Steinhäusler, and W. Huber --
Health effects estimation : methods and results for properties contaminated by uranium mill tailings / Dale H. Denham, Fredrick T. Cross, and Joseph K. Soldat --
Modified design in new construction prevents infiltration of soil gas that carries radon / Sven-Olov Ericson and Hannes Schmied --
Remedial measures to reduce radon concentrations in a house with high radon levels / K.D. Cliff, A.D. Wrixon, J.C.H. Miles, and P.R. Lomas --
The feasibility of using activated charcoal to control indoor radon / Rey Bocanegra and Philip K. Hopke --
The indoor radon problem explained for the layman / Philip K. Hopke.
Series Title: ACS symposium series, 331.
Responsibility: Philip K. Hopke, editor.

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