Report on the first phase activity of an EU project concerning coordinated radon measurements in five European countries

C. Baixeras, G.U. Bacmeister, H. Climent, D. Albarracín, W. Enge, K. Freyer, H.-C. Treutler, G. Jönsson, R. Ghose, M.M. Monnin, Ll Font, R. Devantier, J.-L. Seidel, G. Sciocchetti, G. Cotellessa

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Abstract

In 1994, a research project on radon was initiated with the participation of five European countries. The aim of the project was to carry out a comparison experimental survey on six different sites, located in the Lund-Kiel-Leipzig-Montpellier-Barcelona-Roma areas. This paper reports on: 1) quality assurance in measuring techniques with application to standardization and calibration facilities of the participating countries; and, 2) standardized measuring methods and measurement protocols of indoor radon levels, soil gas radon levels, and weather parameters. In addition, some results obtained from a first survey with active and passive detectors are presented. No clear correlations between indoor radon levels, soil radon levels, and environmental parameters were found.
Original languageEnglish
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JournalEnvironmental International
Volume22
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
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Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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Baixeras, C., Bacmeister, G. U., Climent, H., Albarracín, D., Enge, W., Freyer, K., ... Cotellessa, G. (1997). Report on the first phase activity of an EU project concerning coordinated radon measurements in five European countries. Environmental International, 22(SUPPL. 1), -. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0160-4120(96)00172-9