Indoor And Outdoor Gamma Dose Measurements For Specific Counties of Trabzon-Turkey


KURNAZ A., KÜÇÜKÖMEROĞLU B. , OKUMUSOGLU N. T. , YEŞİLBAĞ Y. Ö.

7th International Conference of the Balkan-Physical-Union, Alexandroupoli, Greece, 9 - 13 September 2009, vol.1203, pp.379-380 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1203
  • City: Alexandroupoli
  • Country: Greece
  • Page Numbers: pp.379-380

Abstract

In this study, it was determined environmental gamma radiation dose rate for some counties of Trabzon-Turkey A detailed ambient gamma close measurement has been performed in the seven counties of Trabzon, using a portable environmental survey meter (NaI detector, INSPECTOR 1000). The measurements were performed indoor and outdoor of buildings and also at each spot, a reading was taken at 1 in above ground level The dose rates varied from 42 69 nGy/h and 140 91 nGy/h for indoor gamma dose and 27 84 nGy/h and 121.80 nGy/h for outdoor gamma dose. Average indoor and outdoor gamma dose rates were ascertained to be 71 05 nGy/h and 60 20 nGy/h, respectively. The annual effective doses were calculated from indoor and outdoor gamma doses to be 348 56 mu Sv/y and 73.83 mu Sv/y, respectively.