Estimate the Relationship Between Track Density and Radon Concentration: Hazard Effects in Euphrates River of Karbala-Iraq

Authors

  • Aqeel Adel Hasan General Directorate of Education for the Holy Karbala, Iraqi Ministry of Education, 56001 Karbala, IRAQ.
  • Iman Tarik Al-Alawy Department of Physics, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, 10052 Baghdad, IRAQ. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7692-0861
  • Hazim G. Daway Department of Physics, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, 10052 Baghdad, IRAQ. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8278-3349

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.23851/mjs.v34i4.1368

Keywords:

CR-39 detector, Euphrates River, Karbala

Abstract

Due to the population's health risk, radon has emerged as a major worldwide health problem. 50% of the total eugenic radiation dose is caused by radon and its progenies; therefore, pollution of river water with minerals and radon that cause serious harm to human health. Through the practical results obtained, the theoretical results were linear and a high correlation coefficient. Radon concentrations were measured with CR-39 nuclear track detectors (NTDs). Radon gas concentration and annual effective dose were below the recommended limits. This indicates that the water of the Euphrates River is safe for aquatic life.

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Published

30-12-2023

Submission Dates

Received: 11/04/2023

Revised: 27/05/2023

Accepted: 07/06/202

How to Cite

[1]
A. A. . Hasan, I. T. . Al-Alawy, and H. G. . Daway, “Estimate the Relationship Between Track Density and Radon Concentration: Hazard Effects in Euphrates River of Karbala-Iraq”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 116–122, Dec. 2023.

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Physical Sciences