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2009 (Vol. 1, Issue: 2)
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Measurement of Natural Radioactivity In Beach Sediments From North East Coast of Tamilnadu, India

V. Ramasamy, S. Senthil, V. Meenakshisundaram and V. Gajendran
Corresponding Author:  V.Ramasamy 

Key words:  Radionuclides, absorbed dose rate, hazard indices, representative level index, , ,
Vol. 1 , (2): Page No: 54-58
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2009 June, 18 2009 July, 21
Abstract:

The distribution of natural gamma emitting 238U, 232Th and 40K radionuclides in beach sediments along north east coast of Tamilnadu, India has been carried out using a NaI(Tl) gamma ray spectrometric technique. The mean activity concentrations of measured radionuclides w ere compared with other literature values. The absorbed dose rate, annual effective dose equivalent, external hazard index and representative level index were calculated and compared w ith internationally recommended values.
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V. Ramasamy, S. Senthil, V. Meenakshisundaram and V. Gajendran, 2009. Measurement of Natural Radioactivity In Beach Sediments From North East Coast of Tamilnadu, India.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 1(2): Page No: 54-58.
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