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Physical Behavior and Geologic Control of Radon in Mountain Streams.

United States Geological Survey

Physical Behavior and Geologic Control of Radon in Mountain Streams.

by United States Geological Survey

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1052E
ContributionsRogers, A.
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Open LibraryOL21728281M

Control and Prediction There is great interest in learning enough about earthquakes to be able to predict their occurrence and possibly even control them. Rock adjacent to a fault in a seismically active area can be monitored for slight changes, such as the development of small cracks, very small tremors called microseisms, and changes in. A significant portion of the book presents state-of-the knowledge on indoor-radon-related health issues. Applications of the decay-series of Rn are presented in a chapter. It serves as a reference and a state-of-the-art resource for researchers who want to learn the different applications of radon in Earth systems.

  Radon: A Tracer for Geological, Geophysical and Geochemical Studies (Springer Geochemistry) - Kindle edition by Baskaran, Mark. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Radon: A Tracer for Geological, Geophysical and Geochemical Studies (Springer Manufacturer: Springer.   The geological history of the mountains determined the incline of the stream bed and the erosion of the rocks. The long-range climate of the region led to particular vegetation on the mountain and the consequent patterns of water absorption and runoff. The climate during the past year or two affected the snow on the mountain and the rate of.

Factors That Control Slope Stability Mass wasting happens because tectonic processes have created uplift. Erosion, driven by gravity, is the inevitable response to that uplift, and various types of erosion, including mass wasting, have created slopes in the uplifted regions. This book discusses the geology, the environmental impact and the toxicity concerns of radon. Some of the topics included are the use of radon in balneotherapy; the health implications of radon in tap water; methods of radon measurement; and facts and interpretations of radon buildup in dwellings, spas and caves.


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Physical Behavior and Geologic Control of Radon in Mountain Streams by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Physical behavior and geologic control of radon in mountain streams (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Allen S Rogers; Geological Survey (U.S.); U.S.

Radon distribution ratio determinations in an all-water system were made. They checked very closely with those done by Kofler in The distribution of radon in stream waters and related springs was investigated in the Wasatch Mountains adjacent to Salt Lake City, Utah, and in a part of the Weber River near Ogden, Utah.

The radon distribution in the stream waters studied. Radon measurement were made in several small, turbulent mountain streams in the Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah, to determine the relationship between the distribution of radon and its geologic environment. In this area, the distribution of radon in streams can be sued to locate points where relatively large amounts of radon-bearing ground water enter the stream.

PHYSICAL BEHAVIOR AND GEOLOGIC CONTROL OF RADON IN MOUNTAIN STREAMS By ALLEN S. KOGEKS ABSTRACT Radon measurements were made in several small turbulent mountain streams in the Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah, to determine the relation between the distribution of radon and its geologic by: Sensitivity of soil radon to geology and the distribution of radon and uranium in the Hylas zone area, Virginia.

Author(s) Alexander E. Gates; Alexander E. Gates Search for other works by this author on: GSW. Google Scholar. Linda C. Gundersen. Linda C. Gundersen. Rn concentration in a stream decreases exponentially due to dispersion to the atmosphere and () Radon in groundwater: a tool to assess infiltration from surface waters to aquifers, Water Resour.

Google Scholar. Rogers AS () Physical behavior and geologic control of radon in mountain streams, US Geol. Survey Bull.

Radon concentrations are governed by the abundance and distribution of radium in the rock matrix, the emanation efficiency of radon from the rock matrix, and the physical.

The use of ionization chambers to continuously monitor the concentration of radon dissolved in ground water is described. In one case, air is bubbled through the water sample to strip the radon into the chamber.

In a second operating mode, the sample water itself is flowed through the chamber. Support electronics systems are described for remote and urban applications. Streams flood. Flooding is a normal part of stream behavior. The rate at which streams erode, transport, and deposit sediments greatly increases during flooding.

A flood occurs when the water depth in a stream exceeds the depth of the stream channel and spreads beyond the stream channel onto the surrounding land.

B) Physical geology is the study of fossils and sequences of rock strata; historical geology is the study of how rocks and minerals were used in the past.

C) Historical geology involves the study of rock strata, fossils, and geologic events, utilizing the geologic time scale as a reference; physical geology includes the study of how rocks form. Abstract. Radon in ground water used for domestic supply can contribute significantly to radon concentrations in indoor air.

Our integrated studies of bedrock geology, bedrock and well-water chemistry, geohydrology, and downhole geophysics have delimited some of the features that can exert broad regional as well as local control on radon abundance in well water from.

The TN Radon Program supports the standing of the US Environmental Protection Agency that every home should be tested in order to know that home’s radon level. In zip codes with few radon results, there is low confidence that the reported average is representative of radon levels in that area.

The map is only for informational purpose. Radon exposure is a chronic and serious geohazard but with the correct knowledge of its distribution provided by an accurate radon potential map, this risk to human health can be reduced through well directed radon testing programmes and building control regulations.

The radon potential map presented here, produced by mapping radon. Physical Behavior and Geologic Control of Radon in Mountain Streams (U.S.

Geological Survey) Radon (MedlinePlus) Radon (Toxic Substances Portal, Agency for Toxic Substances. and Disease Registry) How Radon Enters a House How Radon Enters a House (City of Portland Oregon) About Radon.

Design and sample. This is a secondary data analysis of observed radon values from Kentucky homes (N = ) and geologic map unit data from the Kentucky Geological generalized nationwide maps, most of Kentucky is located in high to moderate radon potential zones (U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency, ) due to karst, a type of. The Mountain Geologist is the quarterly peer-reviewed journal published by the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG).Issues are published digitally online in January, April, July and October of each year.

The Mountain Geologist circulates to more than members of the RMAG and about university and government libraries and industry associations.

The Geology of Radon Studies of the geology of radon include research into how uranium and radon sources are distributed in rocks and soils, how radon forms in rocks and soils, and how radon moves. Studying how radon enters buildings from the soil and through the water system is also an important part of the geology of radon.

National Rivers and Streams Assessment (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) Nutrient Trends in Streams and Rivers of the United States, – (USGS) Physical Behavior and Geologic Control of Radon in Mountain Streams.

Soil radon concentrations in the area range from to 12, pCi/L, with distinct contrasts in concentrations among many of the rock types. Equivalent uranium concentrations range from to ppm; they also reflect bedrock geology but less distinctly than soil radon, which is subject to surficial mechanical and chemical processes.

Appendix C: EPA Regional Offices, State Radon Contacts, 26 and State Geological Surveys 2. EPA Region 6 Geologic Radon Potential Summary 36 Linda C.S. Gundersen, James K. Otton, Russell F.

Dubiel, and Sandra L. Szarzi 3. Preliminary Geologic Radon Potential Assessment of Arkansas 45 Linda C.S. Gundersen 4. The Geologic Radon Province Map defines the radon potential for approximately geologic provinces. EPA has adapted this information to fit a county boundary map in order to produce the Map of Radon Zones.

The Map of Radon Zones is based on the same range of predicted screening levels of indoor radon as USGS' Geologic Radon Province Map.Alaska Radon Database. In the entire U.S., one in 15 homes have high radon levels. Unfortunately, we do not know the statistics for Alaska.

DGGS and University of Alaska Fairbanks' (UAF) Cooperative Extension Service are creating a radon database and updating the Alaska radon map (above) to better understand radon potential and identify where elevated levels of radon .National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements,Exposures from the uranium series with emphasis on radon and its daughters, NCRP Report No.

77, pp. Spencer, J.E.,Radon gas: a geologic hazard; in Field notes, winter,Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, p.