THE RADIOISOTOPES PROJECT IN CYPRUS
The Nuclear Physics Laboratory of the University of Cyprus has initiated a pilot project aiming at measuring the terrestrial gamma radiation in Cyprus and at determining its contribution to the annual effective dose equivalent to the population.
Other part of the project includes measurement
of radon concentration in houses and public buildings as well as the detection
of alpha-emitting radionuclides by utilizing radioanalytical techniques and
high-resolution alpha- spectrometry.
The Natural Gamma Radioactivity map and the Radon map of Cyprus have become available for the first time.
This work is conducted with financial support from the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (Grant No. 45/2001).
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