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Risk assessment of radon in drinking water [electronic resource] / Committee on the Risk Assessment of Exposure to Radon in Drinking Water, Board on Radiation Effects Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.

Publication:
Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (296 p.)
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Subjects:
Drinking water -- Contamination -- United States.
Radon -- Health aspects.
Indoor air pollution -- Health aspects -- United States.
Radon mitigation.
Health risk assessment -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Public Summary""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Baseline Information on Indoor Radon and Radon in Water in the United States""; ""3 Transfer of Radon from Water to Indoor Air""; ""4 Dosimetry of Ingested Radon and its Associated Risk""; ""5 Dosimetry of Inhaled Radon and its Associated Risk""; ""6 Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Radon-Induced Carcinogenesis""; ""7 Defining Key Variabilities and Uncertainties""; ""8 Mitigation""; ""9 Multimedia Approach to Risk Reduction""; ""10 Research Recommendations""; ""References""
""Glossary""""A Behavior of Radon and its Decay Product in the Body""; ""B A Model for Diffusion of Radon Through the Stomach Wall""; ""C Water-Mitigation Techniques""; ""D Risks Associated with Disinfection By-products Formed by Water Chlorination Related to Trihalomethanes (THMs)""; ""E Gamma Radiation Dose From Granular-Activated Carbon (GAC) Water Treatment Units""; ""F EPA Approach to Analyzing Uncertainty and Variability""; ""Index""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-222) and index.
ISBN:
0-309-17367-1
1-282-08199-3
9786612081996
0-309-52474-1
0-585-14360-9
OCLC:
923257137