Estimation of indoor radon and thoron in dwellings of Palakkad, Kerala, India using solid state nuclear track detectors

Radon, thoron and their short lived progenies have a significant contribution to natural background radiation. Long term exposure of such radiation increases the probability of occurrence of cancer at low to moderate levels. The present study covers 25 dwellings in Pirayiri region of the Palakkad di...

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Main Authors: M. Ramsiya, Antony Joseph, P.J. Jojo
Format: Article
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2017-07-01
Series:Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences
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