Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics
Journal, Vol. 76, No. 6, June 1999 On the cover: Karl Z. Morgan, first president of the Health Physics Society and first Editor-in-Chief of Health Physics. We are proud to dedicate this issue of Health Physics to him. See tribute on page 599 for more information about K. Z. Morgan's contributions to the Health Physics Society, the Journal, and the profession of radiation protection.

Contents of Vol. 76, No. 6, June 1999


Review of Historical Monitoring Data on Techa River Contamination — M. I. Vorobiova, M. O. Degteva, D. S. Burmistrov, N. G. Safronova, V. P. Kozheurov, L. R. Anspaugh, and B. A. Napier

Plutonium Fecal and Urinary Excretion Functions: Derivation from a Systemic Whole-Body Retention Function — Casper Sun and Dewhey Lee

Solubility of Various Forms of Strontium Titanate in Lungs: In Vitro and In Vivo Studies — J. Anderson, B. Kahn, T. LaBone, L. Brown, and F. Harris

A Method to Detect Low-Level 63Ni Activity for Estimating Fast Neutron Fluence from the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb — Yutaka Ito, Tokushi Shibata, Mineo Imamura, Seiichi Shibata, Norio Nogawa, Yoshitomo Uwamino, and Kiyoshi Shizuma

Absorbed Dose from Traversing Spherically Symmetric, Gaussian Radioactive Clouds — Jay M. Thompson and John W. Poston, Sr.

Comparison of Four 90Sr Groundwater Analytical Methods — S. Scarpitta, J. Odin-McCabe, R. Gaschott, A. Meier, and E. Klug

The Usability of Wood as a Volume Trap for the Purpose of Retrospective Radon Exposure Assessment — Johan Paridaens and Hans Vanmarcke

Measurement of Surface Alpha Contamination Using Electret Ion Chambers — S. K. Dua, S. K. Biswas, P. Szerszen, J. Boudreaux, and M. A. Ebadian

Radon Emanation of Building Material—Impact of Back Diffusion and Difference Between One-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Tests — Christopher Y. H. Chao and Thomas C. W. Tung


Penetration of Solar Erythemal UV Radiation in the Shade of Two Common Australian Trees — A. V. Parisi, A. Willey, M. G. Kimlin, and J. C. F. Wong

Optimization of Radon Measurements with Active Charcoal — Vlade Urosevic, Dragoslav Nikezic, Snezana Vulovic, and Milos Kojic


Cancer Death Rates and Background Radiation — Victor E. Archer

Response to Archer — John Jagger


Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine — Reviewed by Richard J. Vetter

Reference Doses and Quality in Medical Imaging—What the Referring Practitioner and Directing Medical Staff Should Know — Reviewed by Ruth E. McBurney

Radionuclide and Radiation Protection Data Handbook 1998 — Reviewed by Joe Ring

Technical Reports Series No. 386, Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities Other Than Reactors — Reviewed by Walter E. Newcomb

The Radiological Accident in the Reprocessing Plant at Tomsk — Reviewed by Michael T. Ryan

The Radiological Accident in Tammiku — Reviewed by Michael T. Ryan


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Instructions for Submission of New Product Announcements

Author Guidelines

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

List of Contents for Volume 76

Author Index to Volume 76

Subject Index to Volume 76

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