Model-derived dose rates per unit concentration of radon in air in a generic plant geometry

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Model-derived dose rates per unit concentration of radon in air in a generic plant geometry. / Vives i Batlle, Jordi; Smith, Andrew; Vives-Lynch, Sandra; Copplestone, David; Prohl, Gerhard; Strand, Terje; Vandenhove, Hildegarde (Peer reviewer).

In: Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, Vol. 50, No. 4, 21.10.2011, p. 513-529.

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Vives i Batlle, J, Smith, A, Vives-Lynch, S, Copplestone, D, Prohl, G, Strand, T & Vandenhove, H 2011, 'Model-derived dose rates per unit concentration of radon in air in a generic plant geometry', Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 513-529. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00411-011-0376-7

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Vives i Batlle, J., Smith, A., Vives-Lynch, S., Copplestone, D., Prohl, G., Strand, T., & Vandenhove, H. (2011). Model-derived dose rates per unit concentration of radon in air in a generic plant geometry. Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, 50(4), 513-529. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00411-011-0376-7

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Vives i Batlle J, Smith A, Vives-Lynch S, Copplestone D, Prohl G, Strand T et al. Model-derived dose rates per unit concentration of radon in air in a generic plant geometry. Radiation and Environmental Biophysics. 2011 Oct 21;50(4):513-529. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00411-011-0376-7

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Vives i Batlle, Jordi ; Smith, Andrew ; Vives-Lynch, Sandra ; Copplestone, David ; Prohl, Gerhard ; Strand, Terje ; Vandenhove, Hildegarde. / Model-derived dose rates per unit concentration of radon in air in a generic plant geometry. In: Radiation and Environmental Biophysics. 2011 ; Vol. 50, No. 4. pp. 513-529.

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