Research and analysis

Survey of gamma dose rates in air around the Esk Estuary related to radioactivity levels in sediments

Survey of sediments in the Esk Estuary to identify whether the doses to the public from gamma radiation had decreased since 1989

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Survey of gamma dose rates in air around the Esk Estuary related to radioactivity levels in sediments

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Survey of gamma dose rates in air around the Esk Estuary related to radioactivity levels in sediments

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This report describes a survey to measure gamma dose rates in the Esk Estuary in 2007. The results show a statistically significant decrease since the previous survey in 1989. Sediment analysis found the highest concentration of man-made radionucli