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Environmental Geology and Water Sciences

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 91–96 | Cite as

Soil radon, permeability, and indoor radon prediction

  • Douglas G. Mose
  • George W. Mushrush
  • Charles E. Chrosniak
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Abstract

Attempts to predict which geographic areas should be associated with a high percentage of homes with unusually high indoor radon levels have been based on estimates of soil radon and soil permeability for geological units. In northern Virginia and southern Maryland, it appears that predictions of indoor radon based on estimates of homesite soil radon and soil permeability are very useful.

Keywords

Permeability Radon Geographic Area Geological Unit Soil Permeability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas G. Mose
    • 1
  • George W. Mushrush
    • 1
  • Charles E. Chrosniak
    • 1
  1. 1.Center of Basic and Applied ScienceGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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