E3S Web Conf.
Volume 191, 20202020 The 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy and Environment Engineering (REEE 2020)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Environmental Monitoring and Quality Assessment|
|Published online||24 September 2020|
Measurement and research of environmental natural radiation dose
College of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, China
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The living environment of human beings is being affected by various types of radiation. Among them, natural radiation has the largest dose. If the dose of natural radiation exceeds a certain threshold level, people will face health risks on multiple fronts. In this work, researchers measured the air-absorbed dose rate at 1 meter above different surface environments on campus and estimated the effective dose equivalent of environmental gamma radiation to the residents. Experiments and analyses show that the radiation level on campus was evaluated based on the measurements. The order of the amount of the radiation dose rate is granite pavement > cement pavement > asphalt ground. According to the experiments, the radiation content of external exposure in the campus is already slightly higher than the limit, i.e. 1mSv/y.
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