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Dosimetric approach for biota exposure to inhaled radon daughters

Report on a new method for calculating dose rates to biota from radon and its daughters.

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Dosimetric approach for biota exposure to inhaled radon daughters

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This report outlines a new model based on allometrically-derived respiration rates to calculate 222Rn daughter dose rates to terrestrial animals. A fractal biological model is used to scale respiration and calculate dose rates to plants.

Published 1 September 2008