Measurement of Thoron and Its Progeny in Traditional and Modern Earthen Buildings in Germany : Methodology and Results

@inproceedings{Meisenberg2013MeasurementOT,
  title={Measurement of Thoron and Its Progeny in Traditional and Modern Earthen Buildings in Germany : Methodology and Results},
  author={Oliver Meisenberg and Stefanie Gierl and Jochen Tschiersch},
  year={2013}
}
In the past, the radon isotope Rn (thoron) was often paid little attention in the context of radiation protection at home. Measurements in buildings on the Central-Chinese Loess Plateau have shown, however, that in dwellings built from unfired earthen material, thoron and its progenies can significantly contribute to the inhalation dose of the dwellers. In… CONTINUE READING