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International Workshop on Radium-226 Environmental Behaviour
2010-05-04 - Environmental radioactivity

[ 4-5 May 2010, Châtenay-Malabry, France ]
Background Radium-226 (Ra-226) is a member of the uranium-238 (U-238) series decay chain and is found in minute quantities in a wide range of uranium-bearing rocks. Mining and processing of these rocks, for a wide range of industrial purposes, gives rise to waste containing elevated concentrations of Ra-226 relative to those normally found in nature. Radium-226 is also of particular… Read more >>

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