has left the area. Thus, exposure to the 222Rn decay products is much lower than would be expected based on radon itself.
The Fitzgerald and others (1997) study used a normally occupied dwelling that was supplied with water from a well; the water contained radon at 518,000–555,000 Bq m-3. The dwelling was a one-story wooden house of a type common in northern New York state. Details of the measurement methods for radon and
The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
5 Dosimetry of Inhaled Radon and its Associated Risks ."
Risk Assessment of Radon in Drinking Water . Washington, DC: The National Academies Press,
Please select a format: