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Measurements and applications of radon in South African aquifer and river waters
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
In the natural decay series of 238U an inert radioactive gas, 222Rn (radon) is formed in the decay of 226Ra. Because radon is relatively soluble in water, it migrates from places of its generation in rocks and soils to ...
Modelling and measurement of radon diffusion through soil for application on mine tailings dam
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Radon has been identified as an important factor that could result in a health hazard by studies all around the world. The health risks can be minimised by preventive measures where radon is highly concentrated as in some ...