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Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics Journal,
Vol. 77, No. 4, October 1999
On the cover: Radioactive contamination of produce is of concern following nuclear accidents. Here a woman is sorting highly contaminated cranberries from the forest to be consumed at home or sold at the marketplace. See article by G. Hériard Dubreuil et al. on page 361 for more information.

Contents of Vol. 77, No. 4, October 1999


Radon — Bruce Busby


DOE's Technology Garden — Ken Kasper


Chernobyl Post-Accident Management: The ETHOS Project — G. Hériard Dubreuil, J. Lochard, P. Girard, J. F. Guyonnet, G. Le Cardinal, S. Lepicard, P. Livolsi, M. Monroy, H. Ollagnon, A. Pena-Vega, V. Pupin, J. Rigby, I. Rolevitch, and T. Schneider

Long-Term Follow-Up of the 137Cs Body Burden of Individuals After the Chernobyl Accident—A Means for the Determination of Biological Half-Lives — W. Rühm, K. König, and A. Bayer

Derivation of Working Levels for Radionuclides in Animal Feedstuffs for Use Following a Nuclear Accident — R. F. M. Woodman and A. F. Nisbet

Ecological Half-Lives of 137Cs in Fishes from the Savannah River Site — M. H. Paller, J. W. Littrell, and Eric L. Peters

Radon Mitigation Survey Among New York State Residents Living in High Radon Homes — Ying Wang, Carole Ju, Alice D. Stark, and Nick Teresi

Dependence of Indoor Radon Concentration on the Year of House Construction — K. Fujimoto and T. Sanada

Radon Mitigation by Depressurization of Concrete Walls and Slabs — J. K. C. Leung, M. Y. W. Tso, and L. C. Hung


A Screening Assessment of External Radiation Levels on the Shore of Lake Issyk-Kyol in the Kyrghyz Republic — D. M. Hamby and A. K. Tynybekov

Chernobyl-Derived Radiocesium in Heather Honey and Its Dependence on Deposition Patterns — S. Fisk and D. C. W. Sanderson

Population UV-Dose and Skin Area—Do Sunbeds Rival the Sun? — U. Wester, C. Boldemann, B. Jansson, and H. Ullén


Basic Applications of the Chi-Square Statistic Using Counting Data — Mark A. Tries, Kenneth W. Skrable, Clayton S. French, and George E. Chabot

Implementation of ICP-MS Protocols for Uranium Urinary Measurements in Worker Monitoring — Nicolas Baglan, Catherine Cossonnet, François Trompier, Jérôme Ritt, and Philippe Bérard

Intakes of Thorium While Using Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes for TIG Welding — T. Ludwig, D. Schwaß, G. Seitz, and H. Siekmann


Comment on Article by Haskell, Hayes, and Kenner — Marc F. Desrosiers, Vitaly Yu. Nagy, and Alexander A. Romanyukha

Native Signal Subtraction, G-Factor Normalization and Constant Rotation Goniometry are Valid Methods in EPR Dosimetry — Edwin H. Haskell, Robert B. Hayes, and Gerry H. Kenner


NCRP Report No 129 Recommended Screening Limits for Contaminated Surface Soil and Review of Factors Relevant to Site Specific Studies — Reviewed by Philip Egidi

Fate and Transport of Organic Chemicals in the Environment—A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition — Reviewed by Patricia McGavran and H. Robert Meyer

Biomedical Uses of Radiation — Reviewed by Michael T. Ryan

Exposure Metrics and Dosimetry for EMF Epidemiology — Reviewed by Michael T. Ryan


Errata-Abstracts missing from June 1999 Supplement Issue of Health Physics

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