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Natural Radioactivity Measurements and Evaluation of Radiation Hazards in Soil Samples of Shinyalu, Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-10)
Radioactive elements are found everywhere in the environment. Detectable amounts occur naturally in soil, rocks, water, air and vegetation and may be ingested if they enter the food chain, or, inhaled. Inhaled and ingested ...
Analysis of Natural Radioactivity Levels and Radiation Hazards due to Murram Quarried in Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2021)
Exposure to ionizing radiation from 40K and those in the decay chains of 238U and 232Th for a prolonged time poses danger to human population. While 238U, 232Th and 40K are universally present in rock and soil, their ...