Radiological Health Risk Evalution of Radium Contaminated Land : a Real Life Implementation

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Radiological Health Risk Evalution of Radium Contaminated Land : a Real Life Implementation. / Paridaens, Johan; Vanmarcke, Hans (Peer reviewer).

In: Radiation protection dosimetry, Vol. 113, No. 2, 25.01.2005, p. 195-203.

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title = "Radiological Health Risk Evalution of Radium Contaminated Land : a Real Life Implementation",
abstract = "A plot of land, currently used for dairy farming, has been contaminated over the years with radium due to the operation of one of the world{\textquoteright}s largest radium production plants. Within the framework of a global remediation approach for the plant surroundings, the land owner needed advice for a future destination of the land. Therefore, the radium contamination was accurately mapped, and on the basis of its severity a practically feasible subdivision of the land into four plots was proposed. For all four plots, the radiological risk was evaluated for the current type of land use and for possible alternative types. Hence a clear and useable advice could be formulated to the authorities reconciling public health, economic and practical issues.",
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