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Radioactivity in Surface Soils around the Proposed Sites for Titanium Mining Project in Kenya
(Journal of Environmental Protection, 2011-06)
Radioactivity measurements were carried out around Maumba and Nguluku villages, two of the proposed sites for tita-nium mining in the coastal area of Kenya. Samples of surface soils were analyzed using a HPGe gamma ...
Natural and artificial radioactivity levels in sediments along the Kenyan coast
Exposures to various components of the natural background radiation in Kenya were estimated using measured activity concentrations of natural radionuclides and conversion factors. Contributions to the total effective dose ...
Evaluation of Geophagia as a Pathway for Internal Exposure to Ionizing Radiation
Geophagia, the deliberate ingestion of soil, is a complex eating habit found among animals and human beings around the world. Among other reasons soil ingestion is perceived as a source of essential mineral supplements, ...