Natural radioactivity and trace metals in crude oils: implication for health

  title={Natural radioactivity and trace metals in crude oils: implication for health},
  author={T. R. Ajayi and N. Torto and P. Tchokossa and A. Akinlua},
  journal={Environmental Geochemistry and Health},
Crude oil samples were collected from six different fields in the central Niger Delta in order to determine their natural radioactivity and trace element contents, with the aim of assessing the radiological health implications and environmental health hazard of the metals, and also to provide natural radioactivity baseline data that could be used for more comprehensive future study in this respect. The activity concentrations of the radionuclides were measured using a well, accurately… Expand
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