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Radon and its decay products in indoor air

Format: Print Book 1988
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance) r RA1247.R33 R32 1988
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance)
 
Call Number  r RA1247.R33 R32 1988
 
 
Summary
In recent years, the perception of indoor radon as a relatively minor health issue has been radically altered: observations in Sweden, Canada, and the U.S. have revealed the high incidence of elevated radon levels in ordinary houses and the extreme hazard of inhaling radon decay products. These findings have lead to a wide range of activities and intensive research aimed at limiting human exposure to radon. This is one of the few books to provide a comprehensive, insightful analysis of the radon problem. Papers reflecting the most current research critically review all major aspects of this issue, each providing sufficient detail to be accessible to those who are technically trained but lack prior direct experience. Coverage includes the generation and migration of radon in source material, the physical and chemical behavior of radon, current evidence on the health effects and risk of exposure, and the strategic and tactical aspects of controlling exposures.
Additional Information
Series Environmental science and technology.
Subjects Radon -- Toxicology.
Radon -- Isotopes -- Toxicology.
Indoor air pollution -- Health aspects.
Radon -- Environmental aspects.
Housing and health.
Publisher New York :J. Wiley,1988
Contributors Nazaroff, W. W.
Nero, Anthony V.
Language English
Notes "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Description xxiii, 518 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0471628107 :
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