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Validation of aerosol low-level activities by comparison with a deep underground laboratory

Author
Camacho, A.; Laubenstein, M.; Vargas, A.; Serrano, I.; Vallés, I.; Plastino, W.; Duch, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Applied radiation and isotopes
Date of publication
2014-05
Volume
87
First page
66
Last page
69
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2013.11.094 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/22725 Open in new window
Abstract
The activitiesonair filters oftheradionuclides 40K and 137Cs weremeasuredinanaboveground laboratoryandcomparedwiththeactivitiesmeasuredinanundergroundlaboratory.Theaverage relativedifferenceswerelowerthan20%for 137Cs and 40K. Thetemporalseriesoftheseradionuclidesin the period2006–2010arealsopresented.Theseresultsformthebaselineoftheseradionuclidesinthe studied period,andareparticularlyinterestingbecausetheycorrespondtotheradioactivebackgroundin Barcelona beforetheFukushimaaccident.
Citation
Camacho, A. [et al.]. Validation of aerosol low-level activities by comparison with a deep underground laboratory. "Applied radiation and isotopes", Maig 2014, vol. 87, p. 66-69.
Keywords
Aerosol, Low-levelactivity, Validation
Group of research
CREB - Biomedical Engineering Research Centre
CRnE - Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering
DRM - Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics

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