Risk Assessment of Radon in Drinking Water

Risk Assessment of Radon in Drinking Water

eBook - 1999
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Blackwell North Amer
This book presents a valuable synthesis of information about the total inhalation and ingestion risks posed by radon in public drinking water, including comprehensive reviews of data on the transfer of radon from water to indoor air and on outdoor levels of radon in the United States. It also presents a new analysis of a biokinetic model developed to determine the risks posed by ingestion of radon and reviews inhalation risks and the carcinogenesis process. The volume includes scenarios for quantifying the reduction in health risk that might be achieved by a program to reduce public exposure to radon.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780585143606
0585143609
0305062926
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
Additional Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.)

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