Nuclear Science

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Investigation of Radium Contents and Radon Exhalation Rates in Soil Samples in Menge District, Ethiopia

    Tadesse Abate, Demewoz Amtatie

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: 5 March 2020
    Accepted: 20 March 2020
    Published: 25 August 2020
    Abstract: Radon has been recognized as one of the major contributor to the natural radiation and health hazards in the human dwellings, working places and mining areas. Even lung cancer is expected if it is present in enhanced levels beyond maximum permissible limit. We have studied radium contents and radon exhalation (both mass and surface) rates in Menge ... Show More
  • Natural Radioactivity Concentration and Radiological Evaluation in Soil Samples Around Dangote Cement Factory Ibese, Ogun State, Nigeria

    Olatunji Kehinde Olanipekun, Bamidele Lateef

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 22-26
    Received: 21 March 2020
    Accepted: 10 April 2020
    Published: 27 August 2020
    Abstract: Background: Natural-occurring radioactive materials (NORMs) provide significant sources of human exposure to ionizing radiation but in certain cases, anthropogenic activities, like mining, have produced wastes that contain radiation above background levels in the environment, a situation that is of great concern for radiation protection. Around Dan... Show More