COMPARISON OF RADON CONCENTRATION MEASURED BY SHORT-TERM (ACTIVE) AND LONG-TERM (PASSIVE) METHOD

Authors

  • Zoran Ćurguz Faculty of Traffic Engineering, University of Eastern Sarajevo, Vojvode Mišića 52, Doboj, Republic of Srpska, BiH
  • Dragoljub Mirjanić Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of Srpska, Bana Lazarevića 1, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, BiH
  • Milan Popović Faculty of Natural Sceinces and Mathematics, University of Banja Luka, Dr Mladena Stojanovića 2, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, BiH

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7251/cm.v1i8.4395

Abstract

Measuring of radon concentration in an indoor  space in most cases is carried out by passive method by means of track detectors (CR – 39) with the period of exposure of six or twelve months. On the other hand, active method is less used, semiconductor detectors (Rad 7) with a direct reading of radon concentration and period of measurement of 7 days. The aim of this work is to compare the results of passive and active method in order to determine Pearson correlation coefficient between these two methods.

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2018-02-12