Exposure of burrowing mammals to 222Rn

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Exposure of burrowing mammals to 222Rn. / N.A., Beresford; C.L., Barnett; Vives i Batlle, Jordi; E.D., Potter; Z.-F., Ibrahimi; T.S., Barlow; C., Schieb; D.G., Jones; D., Copplestone; Vandenhove, Hildegarde (Peer reviewer).

In: Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 431, 12.06.2012, p. 252-261.

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N.A., B, C.L., B, Vives i Batlle, J, E.D., P, Z.-F., I, T.S., B, C., S, D.G., J, D., C & Vandenhove, H 2012, 'Exposure of burrowing mammals to 222Rn', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 431, pp. 252-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.05.023

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N.A., B., C.L., B., Vives i Batlle, J., E.D., P., Z.-F., I., T.S., B., ... Vandenhove, H. (2012). Exposure of burrowing mammals to 222Rn. Science of the Total Environment, 431, 252-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.05.023

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N.A. B, C.L. B, Vives i Batlle J, E.D. P, Z.-F. I, T.S. B et al. Exposure of burrowing mammals to 222Rn. Science of the Total Environment. 2012 Jun 12;431:252-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.05.023

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N.A., Beresford ; C.L., Barnett ; Vives i Batlle, Jordi ; E.D., Potter ; Z.-F., Ibrahimi ; T.S., Barlow ; C., Schieb ; D.G., Jones ; D., Copplestone ; Vandenhove, Hildegarde. / Exposure of burrowing mammals to 222Rn. In: Science of the Total Environment. 2012 ; Vol. 431. pp. 252-261.

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title = "Exposure of burrowing mammals to 222Rn",
abstract = "In this paper we describe a study conducted at seven sites in northwest England. Passive track etch detectors were used to measure the 222Rn concentrations in artificial burrows over a period of approximately one year. Results suggest that absorbed dose rates to burrowing mammals as a consequence of exposure to 222Rn are likely to be at least an order of magnitude higher than those suggested in previous evaluations of natural background exposure rates which had omitted this radionuclide and exposure pathway. Dose rates in some areas of Great Britain will be considerably in excess of incremental no-effects benchmark dose rates suggested for use as screening levels.",
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