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Indoor Radon Concentrations in Dwellings of Ischia Island

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Indoor radon concentration measurements were performed in dwellings of Ischia island (South Italy) using commercial E-Perm devices in LST configuration. The average concentrations in the dwellings were found to vary from 125 to 865 Bq/m3 with an average of 354 ± 176 Bq/m3. This value is higher than Italian National average that is 75 Bq/m3 and Campanian average that is 95 Bq/m3. Correlation between indoor radon concentration measurements and floor level of monitored room was also studied.

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M. Pugliese, M. Quarto, F. Loffredo, A. Mazzella and V. Roca, "Indoor Radon Concentrations in Dwellings of Ischia Island," Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 4 No. 8B, 2013, pp. 37-39. doi: 10.4236/jep.2013.48A2005.

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