Indoor Radon Concentrations Measurements for Selected Dwellings in Some Baghdad Districts – Iraq

firas hashem ahmed, Waleed Jabbar Mhana, Saja Faez Hassan, Hazim Louis Mansour

Abstract


In this work, measurements of indoor radon concentrations were completed for selected
dwellings in Baghdad governorate using DURRIDGE RAD7 detector. The spectra measured
by this detector demonstrated that, the radon concentrations were changed from 89 Bq/m 3
(Hay Ur district) to 191 Bq/m 3 (Al-Mansour district) with an average value of 123.3±24.3
Bq/m 3 which is below the recommended range (200-300 Bq/m 3 ) given by (ICRP, 2009). All
other studied parameters such as EP, PAEC, AED and CPPP their values were less than or
corresponding to the allowed worldwide average values.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23851/mjs.v30i3.608

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