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Main Title Radioactive Fall0out in Rain in the Cincinnati Area.
Author Nade, J. S. ; Goldi, A. S. ; Sette, L. R. ;
CORP Author Robert A. Taft Sanitary Engineering Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Year Published 1954
Stock Number PB-215 337
Additional Subjects ( Radioactive contaminants ; Air pollution) ; ( Ohio ; Radioactive contaminants) ; ( Fallout ; Ohio) ; Precipitation washout ; Cincinnati(Ohio)
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NTIS  PB-215 337 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 17p
Abstract
A study of the radioactivity of precipitation in the Cincinnati area was made for twelve months beginning March 1953. Seven samples of precipitation between March 3 and March 18 were tested to obtain the background level in rainfall. On March 19, two days after the first weapon test of the Spring Series, a sharp rise in the beta activity of rain occurred. The radioactivity of subsequent rains during the test period was usually of greater intensity and varied widely. Following the weapon tests the activity of the rain decreased to levels near that of background. All activity measured was far below the intensity considered to be hazardous. The more pertinent findings of the study are presented. (Author)