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A comparison of human exposure to natural radiation and DU in parts of the Balkan region

Žunić, Zora S.; Fujimoto, K; Yarmoshenko, Ilia V.

(2005)

TY  - CONF
AU  - Žunić, Zora S.
AU  - Fujimoto, K
AU  - Yarmoshenko, Ilia V.
PY  - 2005
UR  - http://vinar.vin.bg.ac.rs/handle/123456789/6512
AB  - The paper presents the field results from six selected rural communities in the Southeast (Kalna), South (Niska Banja, Gornja Stubla, Borovac) and West (Uzice, Han Pijesak) parts of the Balkan region, where general population exposures to unmodified and technologically enhanced natural radioactive material (TENORM), including ammunition containing depleted uranium (DU) or reprocessed DU as well as indoor high radon, have been investigated. Since the only definitive evidence of DU contamination in soil samples could tell the disruption of the natural isotopic abundance of U-238 and U-235, it is important to distinguish between different sources of radiation burden to the population involved. The results of this work confirm that there is a constant need for developing comprehensive information about the spatial distribution of exposures in an adequately fine geographical grid, and for the accumulative dose estimation up to the present that clearly presented the uncertainty ranges and probability distribution of the estimated individual and population doses. (c) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
C3  - International Congress Series
T1  - A comparison of human exposure to natural radiation and DU in parts of the Balkan region
VL  - 1276
SP  - 141
EP  - 144
DO  - 10.1016/j.ics.2004.11.194
ER  - 
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author = "Žunić, Zora S. and Fujimoto, K and Yarmoshenko, Ilia V.",
year = "2005",
abstract = "The paper presents the field results from six selected rural communities in the Southeast (Kalna), South (Niska Banja, Gornja Stubla, Borovac) and West (Uzice, Han Pijesak) parts of the Balkan region, where general population exposures to unmodified and technologically enhanced natural radioactive material (TENORM), including ammunition containing depleted uranium (DU) or reprocessed DU as well as indoor high radon, have been investigated. Since the only definitive evidence of DU contamination in soil samples could tell the disruption of the natural isotopic abundance of U-238 and U-235, it is important to distinguish between different sources of radiation burden to the population involved. The results of this work confirm that there is a constant need for developing comprehensive information about the spatial distribution of exposures in an adequately fine geographical grid, and for the accumulative dose estimation up to the present that clearly presented the uncertainty ranges and probability distribution of the estimated individual and population doses. (c) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
journal = "International Congress Series",
title = "A comparison of human exposure to natural radiation and DU in parts of the Balkan region",
volume = "1276",
pages = "141-144",
doi = "10.1016/j.ics.2004.11.194"
}
Žunić, Z. S., Fujimoto, K.,& Yarmoshenko, I. V.. (2005). A comparison of human exposure to natural radiation and DU in parts of the Balkan region. in International Congress Series, 1276, 141-144.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ics.2004.11.194
Žunić ZS, Fujimoto K, Yarmoshenko IV. A comparison of human exposure to natural radiation and DU in parts of the Balkan region. in International Congress Series. 2005;1276:141-144.
doi:10.1016/j.ics.2004.11.194 .
Žunić, Zora S., Fujimoto, K, Yarmoshenko, Ilia V., "A comparison of human exposure to natural radiation and DU in parts of the Balkan region" in International Congress Series, 1276 (2005):141-144,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ics.2004.11.194 . .
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Integrated natural radiation exposure studies in stable Yugoslav rural communities

Žunić, Zora S.; McLaughlin, JP; Walsh, C; Birovljev, A; Simopoulos, SE; Jakupi, Bajram; Gordanic, V; Demajo, Miroslav; Trotti, F; Falk, R; Vanmarcke, H; Paridaens, J; Fujimoto, K

(2001)

TY  - JOUR
AU  - Žunić, Zora S.
AU  - McLaughlin, JP
AU  - Walsh, C
AU  - Birovljev, A
AU  - Simopoulos, SE
AU  - Jakupi, Bajram
AU  - Gordanic, V
AU  - Demajo, Miroslav
AU  - Trotti, F
AU  - Falk, R
AU  - Vanmarcke, H
AU  - Paridaens, J
AU  - Fujimoto, K
PY  - 2001
UR  - http://vinar.vin.bg.ac.rs/handle/123456789/6318
AB  - The results of field investigations of natural radiation exposures of the general population in two stable rural communities in Yugoslavia are presented. The principal emphasis was on exposures to contemporary indoor radon, but measurements of external penetrating radiation absorbed dose rates in air were carried out in the majority of cases. In addition, in a limited number of dwellings, measurements of thoron gas concentrations were made. By means of making a series of sequential 3-month radon measurements, both seasonal variations and annual average radon levels in the dwellings were determined. Using passive alpha track detectors, individual radon and thoron indoor concentrations as high as 9591 Bq m(-3) and 709 Bq m(-3), respectively, were detected while absorbed dose rates in air in the dwellings as high as 430 nGy h(-1) were recorded. On the basis of these different types of measurements, assessments could be made of the integrated natural radiation exposures being received by the populations. In addition to contemporary radon measurements, retrospective radon exposure assessments in most of the dwellings were made on the basis of measurements of Po-210 concentrations in both surface (glass) traps and in volume (porous materials) traps. A description is given of the sampling strategics and protocols used in this field work. It is shown that at least one stable rural community receiving high natural radiation exposures, has been clearly identified and plans for future health investigations of the population there are outlined. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
T2  - Science of the Total Environment
T1  - Integrated natural radiation exposure studies in stable Yugoslav rural communities
VL  - 272
IS  - 1-3
SP  - 253
EP  - 259
DO  - 10.1016/S0048-9697(01)00702-1
ER  - 
@article{
author = "Žunić, Zora S. and McLaughlin, JP and Walsh, C and Birovljev, A and Simopoulos, SE and Jakupi, Bajram and Gordanic, V and Demajo, Miroslav and Trotti, F and Falk, R and Vanmarcke, H and Paridaens, J and Fujimoto, K",
year = "2001",
abstract = "The results of field investigations of natural radiation exposures of the general population in two stable rural communities in Yugoslavia are presented. The principal emphasis was on exposures to contemporary indoor radon, but measurements of external penetrating radiation absorbed dose rates in air were carried out in the majority of cases. In addition, in a limited number of dwellings, measurements of thoron gas concentrations were made. By means of making a series of sequential 3-month radon measurements, both seasonal variations and annual average radon levels in the dwellings were determined. Using passive alpha track detectors, individual radon and thoron indoor concentrations as high as 9591 Bq m(-3) and 709 Bq m(-3), respectively, were detected while absorbed dose rates in air in the dwellings as high as 430 nGy h(-1) were recorded. On the basis of these different types of measurements, assessments could be made of the integrated natural radiation exposures being received by the populations. In addition to contemporary radon measurements, retrospective radon exposure assessments in most of the dwellings were made on the basis of measurements of Po-210 concentrations in both surface (glass) traps and in volume (porous materials) traps. A description is given of the sampling strategics and protocols used in this field work. It is shown that at least one stable rural community receiving high natural radiation exposures, has been clearly identified and plans for future health investigations of the population there are outlined. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.",
journal = "Science of the Total Environment",
title = "Integrated natural radiation exposure studies in stable Yugoslav rural communities",
volume = "272",
number = "1-3",
pages = "253-259",
doi = "10.1016/S0048-9697(01)00702-1"
}
Žunić, Z. S., McLaughlin, J., Walsh, C., Birovljev, A., Simopoulos, S., Jakupi, B., Gordanic, V., Demajo, M., Trotti, F., Falk, R., Vanmarcke, H., Paridaens, J.,& Fujimoto, K.. (2001). Integrated natural radiation exposure studies in stable Yugoslav rural communities. in Science of the Total Environment, 272(1-3), 253-259.
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0048-9697(01)00702-1
Žunić ZS, McLaughlin J, Walsh C, Birovljev A, Simopoulos S, Jakupi B, Gordanic V, Demajo M, Trotti F, Falk R, Vanmarcke H, Paridaens J, Fujimoto K. Integrated natural radiation exposure studies in stable Yugoslav rural communities. in Science of the Total Environment. 2001;272(1-3):253-259.
doi:10.1016/S0048-9697(01)00702-1 .
Žunić, Zora S., McLaughlin, JP, Walsh, C, Birovljev, A, Simopoulos, SE, Jakupi, Bajram, Gordanic, V, Demajo, Miroslav, Trotti, F, Falk, R, Vanmarcke, H, Paridaens, J, Fujimoto, K, "Integrated natural radiation exposure studies in stable Yugoslav rural communities" in Science of the Total Environment, 272, no. 1-3 (2001):253-259,
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0048-9697(01)00702-1 . .
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