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Authors: Yakovleva, V. S. 
Title: A theoretical method for estimating the characteristics of radon transportin homogeneous soil
Issue Date: 2005
Series/Report no.: 1/48 (2005)
Keywords: method
convectiv evelocity
radon flux density
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.04. Geology::04.04.11. Instruments and techniques 
04. Solid Earth::04.04. Geology::04.04.12. Fluid Geochemistry 
Abstract: A theoretical method for estimating the characteristics of radon transport in homogeneous soil is developed. The method allows the following characteristics to be estimated: depth distribution function of the soil gas radon concentration, equilibrium radon concentration in the soil air, depth at which the radon concentration reaches its equilibrium value, radon flux density from the EarthÂ’s surface, and convective radon transport velocity. The method is based on soil gas radon concentration measurements and is appropriate in the case of relatively uniform geology.
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