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Main Title 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 Hopke, Philip K.
CORP Author American Chemical Society. Division of Environmental Chemistry.; American Chemical Society. Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology.; American Chemical Society. Meeting
Publisher American Chemical Society,
Year Published 1987
OCLC Number 15016266
ISBN 0841210152; 9780841210158
Subjects Radon--Toxicology--Congresses. ; Radon--Physiological effect--Congresses. ; Radon--Environmental aspects--Congresses. ; Radon--Decay--Congresses. ; Indoor air pollution--Measurement--Congresses. ; Environmental Pollutants.
Additional Subjects Radon--Toxicology--Congresses ; Radon--Physiological effect--Congresses ; Radon--Environmental aspects--Congresses ; Radon--Decay--Congresses ; Air--Pollution, Indoor--Measurement--Congresses
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EJAM  RA1247.R33R33 1987 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/01/1988
Collation xi, 609 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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 Mjèones -- 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. Porstendèorfer, 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-Rèuling, P. Fischer, and E. Pohl -- Biophysical effects of radon exposure on human lung cells / B. Reubel, C. Atzmèuller, 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.