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Radon in Quaternary sediments covering the geological basement with contrasting radon index (Železné hory pluton and Bohemian Cretaceous table)

 

Petra Pacherová, Ivan Barnet

Geoscience Research Reports 43, 2010 (GRR for 2009), pages 233–236

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Abstract

The influence of geological basement on the soil gas and indoor radon concentrations measured on inhomogeneous Quaternary sediments was examined along rivers passing through heterogeneous geological basement with different radon index. The results show high effect of the geological basement on the indoor radon concentrations measured on the Quaternary sediments and low effect of thickness and type of the sediments.