Distribuicao do radao em solos da regiao de Coimbra (Portugal Central)  [Radon distribution in soils of the Coimbra region, central Portugal]

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Alternate Title:Radon distribution in soils of the Coimbra region, central Portugal
Authors:Pereira, A. J. S. C.; Neves, L. J. P. F.; Godinho, M. M.; Soares, A. F.; Marques, J. F.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Projecto PRAXIS, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Volume Title:Actas do V Congresso Nacional de Geologia; 2 Volume
Volume Authors:Azeredo, Ana C., editor
Source:Comunicacoes Geologicas, 84(2), p.E110-E113; V congresso nacional de geologia, Lisbon, Portugal, 1998, edited by Ana C. Azeredo. Publisher: Instituto Geologico e Mineiro, Lisbon, Portugal. ISSN: 0873-948X
Publication Date:1998
Note:In Portuguese with English summary. 13 refs.; illus.
Summary:In the region which includes the urban area of Coimbra soil gas radon concentrations of 0.1-100 kBq.m-3 were measured at 0.8 meters depth in sedimentary formations; 5 to 28 kBq.m-3 are commonly observed values. The relation between radon concentration and rock characteristics is discussed, and it is concluded that radon potential is generally low to moderate, but locally high.
Subjects:Concentration; Controls; Detection; Distribution; Granulometry; Migration of elements; Noble gases; Pollutants; Pollution; Radon; Sediments; Soils; Substrates; Coimbra Portugal; Europe; Iberian Peninsula; Portugal; Southern Europe; Central Portugal
Coordinates:N400800 N401500 W0082000 W0082800
Record ID:2006005625
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2018 American Geosciences Institute.
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