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Authors: Antoci, C.* 
Immè, G.* 
La Delfa, S.* 
Lo Nigro, S.* 
Morelli, D.* 
Patanè, G.* 
Alessandro, G.* 
Title: Indoor and soil radon measurements in the Hyblean Foreland (South-East Sicily)
Issue Date: Aug-2007
Series/Report no.: 4/50 (2007)
Keywords: radon
indoor air
soil gas
Hyblean Foreland
Subject Classification03. Hydrosphere::03.02. Hydrology::03.02.04. Measurements and monitoring 
Abstract: Indoor radon behavior in two sites of SE Sicily was studied as a function of the soil radon concentration. The chosen locations were Ragusa and Modica towns, placed in the Hyblean Plateau (northern margin of the African Plate). Soil samples were analysed by gamma spectrometry to determine the amount of radionuclides. Indoor air and soil gas radon measurements were simultaneously performed in both sites using active detectors. Radon in soil was measured one meter deep. A positive correlation was obtained between indoor radon concentration and the soil gas concentration.
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