Below you will find a collection of published journal articles by researchers that have made use of DURRIDGE instruments. For more than two decades our products have served scientists working in diverse research fields ranging from deep underground dark matter experiments to the peaks of active volcanoes (and all kinds of places in-between!). Please contact us if you have used DURRIDGE products in your research and would like to submit an article to our collection.

Human Health Risk

Includes direct monitoring monitoring of radon in both air and water in residential, occupational hygiene, and health physics contexts, emanation from building materials, etc.

Duggal, V., Sharma, S., & Mehra, R. (2020). Risk assessment of radon in drinking water in Khetri Copper Belt of Rajasthan, India. Chemosphere, 239, 124782. [View]

Gulan, L., Penjišević, I., Stajic, J. M., Milenkovic, B., Zeremski, T., Stevanović, V., & Valjarević, A. (2020). Spa environments in central Serbia: Geothermal potential, radioactivity, heavy metals and PAHs. Chemosphere, 242, 124782. [View]

Silva, C. R. e., Machado, D. V., & da Silva-Filho, E. V. (2019). Determination of the natural radioactivity in the mineral water distributed in the Salutaris Park, Paraíba do Sul, Brazil. Environmental Earth Sciences, 78(22), 1–9. [View]

Ahmed, F. H., Mhana, W. J., Hassan, S. F., & Mansour, H. L. (2019). Indoor Radon Concentrations Measurements for Selected Dwellings in Some Baghdad Districts – Iraq. Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, 30(3), 53–56. [View]

Oni, O. M., Amoo, P. A., & Aremu, A. A. (2019). Simulation of absorbed dose to human organs and tissues associated with radon in groundwater use in Southwestern Nigeria. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 155 (July 2017), 44–47. 53–56. [View]

Kuzmanović, P., Todorović, N., Forkapić, S., Petrović, L. F., Knežević, J., Nikolov, J., & Miljević, B. (2019). Radiological characterization of phosphogypsum produced in Serbia. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 108463. [View]

Vučković, B., Todorović, N., Nikolov, J., Radovanović, D., & Kevkić, T. (2019). Assessment of radiation risk from drinking water at public fountains on the wider territory of Kruševac. The University Thought – Publication in Natural Sciences, 9(1), 72–76. [View]

Ye, Y., Wang, Z., Liang, T., Ding, D., Feng, S., & Zhong, Y. (2019). Experimental study on radon exhalation behavior of heap leaching uranium ore column with dilute sulfuric acid. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. [View]

Ahmad, N., Nasir, T., Rizwan, S., Ullah, H., & Bakhsh, M. (2019). Evaluation of 222 Rn and 226 Ra concentrations in cement and limestone of Sheikh Buddin Hill, Pezu, Pakistan using different techniques. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 99(7), 683–691. [View]

Cho, H. M., Lee, J., Wi, S., & Kim, S. (2019). Field study on indoor air quality of wood remodeled welfare facilities for physical and psychological benefits. Journal of Cleaner Production, 233, 197–208. [View]

Długosz-Lisiecka, M., Krystek, M., Raczyński, P., Głuszek, E., Kietlińska-Michalik, B., & Niechwedowicz, M. (2017). Indoor 222 Rn concentration in the exhibition and storage rooms of Polish geological museums. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 121(December 2016), 12–15. [View]

Duggal, V., Mehra, R., & Rani, A. (2013). Determination of 222Rn level in groundwater using a RAD7 detector in the bathinda district of Punjab, India. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 156(2), 239–245. [View]

Rani, A., Mehra, R., & Duggal, V. (2013). Radon monitoring in groundwater samples from some areas of northern Rajasthan, India, using a RAD7 detector. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 153(4), 496–501. [View]

Gillmore, G. K., Crockett, R., Denman, T., Flowers, A., & Harris, R. (2012). Radium dial watches, a potentially hazardous legacy? Environment International. Radiation Measurements, 45(1), 91–98. [View]

Nikolov, J., Todorovic, N., Pantic, T. P., Forkapic, S., Mrdja, D., Bikit, I., … Veskovic, M. (2012). Exposure to radon in the radon spa Niška Banja, Serbia. Radiation Measurements, 47(6), 443–450. [View]

Environmental Contamination

Includes NAPL mapping, radon as a surrogate for chlorinated vapour intrusion into buildings, Attenuation Factor measurements, etc.

Knee, K. L., & Masker, A. E. (2019). Association between unconventional oil and gas (UOG) development and water quality in small streams overlying the Marcellus Shale. Freshwater Science, 38(1), 113–130. [View]

Castelluccio, M., Agrahari, S., De Simone, G., Pompilj, F., Lucchetti, C., Sengupta, D., … Tuccimei, P. (2018). Using a multi-method approach based on soil radon deficit, resistivity, and induced polarization measurements to monitor non-aqueous phase liquid contamination in two study areas in Italy and India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(13), 12515–12527. [View]

De Simone, G., Lucchetti, C., Pompilj, F., Galli, G., Tuccimei, P., Curatolo, P., & Giorgi, R. (2017). Soil radon survey to assess NAPL contamination from an ancient spill. Do kerosene vapors affect radon partition? Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 171, 138–147. [View]

Schubert, M. (2015). Using radon as environmental tracer for the assessment of subsurface Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid (NAPL) contamination – A review The European Physical Journal Special Topics, 224(4):717-730. [View]

De Simone, G., Galli, G., Lucchetti, C., & Tuccimei, P. (2015). Using Natural Radon as a Tracer of Gasoline Contamination. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 13, 104–107. [View]

Ponsin, V., Chablais, A., Dumont, J., Radakovitch, O., Höhener, P. (2015) 222Rn as Natural Tracer for LNAPL Recovery in a Crude Oil‐Contaminated Aquifer. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation. [View]

Yang, J. H., Jun, S. C., Kwon, H. P., & Lee, K. K. (2014). Tracing of residual multiple DNAPL sources in the subsurface using 222Rn as a natural tracer at an industrial complex in Wonju, Korea. Environmental Earth Sciences, 71(1), 407–417. [View]

Schubert, M., Schmidt, A., Müller, K., Weiss, H. (2011) Using 222Rn as indicator for the evaluation of the efficiency of groundwater remediation by in situ air sparging. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. [View]

Radon as a Tracer of Groundwater Movement

Including Submarine Groundwater Discharge, limnology, etc.

Wells, N. S., Maher, D., Huang, P., Erler, D. V., Maxwell, P., Hipsey, M. R., & Eyre, B. D. (2020). Land-use intensity alters both the source and fate of CO2 within eight sub-tropical estuaries. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 268, 107–122. [View]

McKenzie, T., Dulai, H., & Chang, J. (2019). Parallels between stream and coastal water quality associated with groundwater discharge. PloS One, 14(10), e0224513. [View]

Xiao, K., Li, G., Li, H., Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Hu, W., & Zhang, C. (2019). Combining hydrological investigations and radium isotopes to understand the environmental effect of groundwater discharge to a typical urbanized estuary in China. Science of the Total Environment, 695, 133872. [View]

Lucía, S., Romina, S., Eleonora, C., Esteban, V., & Héctor, P. (2019). Using H, O, Rn isotopes and hydrometric parameters to assess the surface water-groundwater interaction in coastal wetlands associated to the marginal forest of the Río de la Plata. Continental Shelf Research, 186, 104–110. [View]

Sadat-Noori, M., & Glamore, W. (2019). Porewater exchange drives trace metal, dissolved organic carbon and total dissolved nitrogen export from a temperate mangrove wetland. Journal of Environmental Management, 248, 109264. [View]

Chen, X., Cukrov, N., Santos, I. R., & Rodellas, V. (2019). Karstic submarine groundwater discharge into the Mediterranean : Radon-based nutrient fluxes in an anchialine cave and a basin-wide upscaling. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. [View]

David, M., Bailly-Comte, V., Munaron, D., Fiandrino, A., & Stieglitz, T. C. (2019). Groundwater discharge to coastal streams – A significant pathway for nitrogen inputs to a hypertrophic Mediterranean coastal lagoon. Science of the Total Environment, 677, 142–155. [View]

Wang, Y., Dong, R., Zhou, Y., & Luo, X. (2019). Characteristics of groundwater discharge to river and related heavy metal transportation in a mountain mining area of Dabaoshan, Southern China. Science of the Total Environment, 679, 346–358. [View]

Sadat-Noori, M., Tait, D. R., Maher, D. T., Holloway, C., & Santos, I. R. (2018). Greenhouse gases and submarine groundwater discharge in a Sydney Harbour embayment (Australia). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 207, 499–509. [View]

Montiel, D., Dimova, N., Andreo, B., Prieto, J., García-Orellana, J., & Rodellas, V. (2018). Assessing submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) and nitrate fluxes in highly heterogeneous coastal karst aquifers: Challenges and solutions. Journal of Hydrology, 557, 222–242. [View]

Gardner, J. R., Fisher, T. R., Jordan, T. E., & Knee, K. L. (2016). Balancing watershed nitrogen budgets: accounting for biogenic gases in streams. Biogeochemistry , 127(2–3), 231–253. [View]

Sadat-Noori, M., Santos, I. R., Tait, D. R., McMahon, A., Kadel, S., & Maher, D. T. (2016). Intermittently Closed and Open Lakes and/or Lagoons (ICOLLs) as groundwater-dominated coastal systems: Evidence from seasonal radon observations. Journal of Hydrology, 535, 612–624. [View]

Sadat-Noori, M., Santos, I. R., Sanders, C. J., Sanders, L. M., & Maher, D. T. (2015). Groundwater discharge into an estuary using spatially distributed radon time series and radium isotopes. Journal of Hydrology, 528, 703–719. [View]

Chanyotha, S., Kranrod, C., Burnett, W. C., Lane-Smith, D., & Simko, J. (2014). Prospecting for groundwater discharge in the canals of Bangkok via natural radon and thoron. Journal of Hydrology, 519(PB), 1485–1492. [View]

Dimova, N. T., Burnett, W. C., Chanton, J. P., & Corbett, J. E. (2013). Application of radon-222 to investigate groundwater discharge into small shallow lakes. Journal of Hydrology, 486, 112–122. [View]

Knee, K. L., & Jordan, T. E. (2013). Spatial Distribution of Dissolved Radon in the Choptank River and Its Tributaries: Implications for Groundwater Discharge and Nitrate Inputs. Estuaries and Coasts, 36, 1237–1252. [View]

Burnett, W. C., Peterson, R. N., Chanyotha, S., Wattayakorn, G., & Ryan, B. (2013). Using high-resolution in situ radon measurements to determine groundwater discharge at a remote location: Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 296(1), 97–103. [View]

Swarzenski, P. W., Dulaiova, H., Dailer, M. L., Glenn, C. R., Smith, C. G., & Storlazzi, C. D. (2013). A Geochemical and Geophysical Assessment of Coastal Groundwater Discharge at Select Sites in Maui and O’ahu, Hawai’i. In C. Wetzelhuetter (Ed.), Groundwater in the Coastal Zones of Asia-Pacific (pp. 27–46). Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. [View]

Hosono, T., Ono, M., Burnett, W. C., Tokunaga, T., Taniguchi, M., & Akimichi, T. (2012). Spatial distribution of submarine groundwater discharge and associated nutrients within a local coastal area. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(10), 5319–5326. [View]

Rodellas, V., Garcia-Orellana, J., Garcia-Solsona, E., Masqué, P., Domínguez, J. A., Ballesteros, B. J., … Zarroca, M. (2012). Quantifying groundwater discharge from different sources into a Mediterranean wetland by using 222Rn and Ra isotopes. Journal of Hydrology, 466–467, 11–22. [View]

Dugan, H. A., Gleeson, T., Lamoureux, S. F., & Novakowski, K. (2012). Tracing groundwater discharge in a High Arctic lake using radon-222. Environmental Earth Sciences, 66(5), 1385–1392. [View]

Null, K. A., Dimova, N. T., Knee, K. L., Esser, B. K., Swarzenski, P. W., Singleton, M. J., … Paytan, A. (2012). Submarine Groundwater Discharge-Derived Nutrient Loads to San Francisco Bay: Implications to Future Ecosystem Changes. Estuaries and Coasts, 35(5), 1299–1315. [View]

De Weys, J., Santos, I. R., & Eyre, B. D. (2011). Linking groundwater discharge to severe estuarine acidification during a flood in a modified wetland. Environmental Science and Technology, 45(8), 3310–3316. [View]

Blanco, A. C., Watanabe, A., Nadaoka, K., Motooka, S., Herrera, E. C., & Yamamoto, T. (2011). Estimation of nearshore groundwater discharge and its potential effects on a fringing coral reef. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62(4), 770–785. [View]

Garcia-Solsona, E., Garcia-Orellana, J., Masqué, P., Garcés, E., Radakovitch, O., Mayer, A., … Basterretxea, G. (2010). An assessment of karstic submarine groundwater and associated nutrient discharge to a Mediterranean coastal area (Balearic Islands, Spain) using radium isotopes. Biogeochemistry, 97(2), 211–229. [View]

Burnett, W. C., Chanyotha, S., Wattayakorn, G., Taniguchi, M., Umezawa, Y., & Ishitobi, T. (2009). Underground sources of nutrient contamination to surface waters in Bangkok, Thailand. Science of the Total Environment, 407(9), 3198–3207. [View]

Santos, I. R., Niencheski, F., Burnett, W., Peterson, R., Chanton, J., Andrade, C. F. F., … Knoeller, K. (2008). Tracing anthropogenically driven groundwater discharge into a coastal lagoon from southern Brazil. Journal of Hydrology, 353(3–4), 275–293. [View]

Tse, K. C., & Jiao, J. J. (2008). Estimation of submarine groundwater discharge in Plover Cove, Tolo Harbour, Hong Kong by 222Rn. Marine Chemistry, 111(3–4), 160–170. [View]

Kluge, T., Ilmberger, J., von Rohden, C., & Aeschbach-Hertig, W. (2007). Tracing and quantifying groundwater inflow into lakes using radon-222. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 4(3), 1519–1548. [View]

Radon Metrology and Measurement Techniques

RAD7 as radon reference standard instrument, inter-comparisons between instruments, radon-in-water measurement techniques, soil radon measurement techniques, etc.

Taniguchi, M., Dulai, H., Burnett, K. M., Santos, I. R., Sugimoto, R., Stieglitz, T., … Burnett, W. C. (2019). Submarine Groundwater Discharge: Updates on Its Measurement Techniques, Geophysical Drivers, Magnitudes, and Effects. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 7(October), 1–26. [View]

Knee, K. L., & Masker, A. E. (2019). Association between unconventional oil and gas (UOG) development and water quality in small streams overlying the Marcellus Shale. Freshwater Science, 38(1), 113–130. [View]

Jobbágy, V., Stroh, H., Marissens, G., Gruber, V., Roth, D., Willnauer, S., … Hult, M. (2019). Evaluation of a radon-in-water pilot-proficiency test. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 153, 108836. [View]

Forkapić, S., Lakatoš, R., Čeliković, I., Bikit-Schroeder, K., Mrdja, D., Radolić, V., & Samardžić, S. (2019). Proposal and optimization of method for direct determination of the thoron progeny concentrations and thoron equilibrium. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 159, 57–63. [View]

Durejka, S., Gilfedder, B. S., & Frei, S. (2019). A method for long-term high resolution 222Radon measurements using a new hydrophobic capillary membrane system. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 208–209 (February),105980. [View]

Seo, J., Nirwono, M. M., Park, S. J., & Lee, S. H. (2018). Standard Measurement Procedure for Soil Radon Exhalation Rate and Its Uncertainty. Journal of Radiation Protection and Research, 43(1), 29–38. [View]

Zhao, S., Xu, B., Zhang, X., & Burnett, W. C. (2018). Rapid 224Ra measurements in water via multiple radon detectors. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. [View]

Gardner, J. R., Fisher, T. R., Jordan, T. E., & Knee, K. L. (2016). Balancing watershed nitrogen budgets: accounting for biogenic gases in streams. Biogeochemistry, 127(2–3), 231–253. [View]

Dulai, H., Kamenik, J., Waters, C. A., Kennedy, J., Babinec, J., Jolly, J., & Williamson, M. (2016). Autonomous long-term gamma-spectrometric monitoring of submarine groundwater discharge trends in Hawaii. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 307(3), 1865–1870. [View]

Lucchetti, C., De Simone, G., Galli, G., & Tuccimei, P. (2016). Evaluating radon loss from water during storage in standard PET, bio-based PET, and PLA bottles. Radiation Measurements, 84, 1–8. [View]

Tuccimei, P., Lane-Smith, D., Galli, G., Lucchetti, C., De Simone, G., Simko, J., … Bond, C. E. (2016). Our PET project: an unlimited supply of big and small water sample vials for the assay of radon in water. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 307(3), 2277–2280. [View]

Schubert, M., & Paschke, A. (2015). Radon, CO2 and CH4 as environmental tracers in groundwater/surface water interaction studies − comparative theoretical evaluation of the gas specific water/air phase transfer kinetics. European Physical Journal: Special Topics, 224(4), 709–715. [View]

Nelson, A. W., May, D., Knight, A. W., Eitrheim, E. S., Mehrhoff, M., Shannon, R., … Schultz, M. K. (2014). Matrix Complications in the Determination of Radium Levels in Hydraulic Fracturing Flowback Water from Marcellus Shale. Environmental Science and Technology Letters, 1(3), 204–208. [View]

Lee, K. Y., & Burnett, W. C. (2013). Determination of air-loop volume and radon partition coefficient for measuring radon in water sample. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 298(2), 1359–1365. [View]

Lane-Smith, D., & Sims, K. W. W. (2013). The effect of CO2 on the measurement of 220Rn and 222Rn with instruments utilising electrostatic precipitation. Acta Geophysica, 61(4), 822–830. [View]

Santos, I. R., Maher, D. T., & Eyre, B. D. (2012). Coupling automated radon and carbon dioxide measurements in coastal waters. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(14), 7685–7691. [View]

Hofmann, H., Gilfedder, B. S., & Cartwright, I. (2011). A novel method using a silicone diffusion membrane for continuous 222Rn measurements for the quantification of groundwater discharge to streams and rivers. Environmental Science and Technology, 45(20), 8915–8921. [View]

Dimova, N., Burnett, W. C., & Lane-Smith, D. (2009). Improved Automated Analysis of Radon (Rn-222) and Thoron (Rn-220) in Natural Waters. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(22), 8599–8603. [View]

Dimova, N., Burnett, W. C., Horwitz, E. P., & Lane-Smith, D. (2007). Automated measurement of 224Ra and 226Ra in water. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 65(4), 428–434. [View]

Dulaiova, H., Peterson, R., Burnett, W. C., & Lane-Smith, D. (2005). A multi-detector continuous monitor for assessment of 222 Rn in the coastal ocean. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 263, 361–363. [View]

Nour, S., El-Sharkawy, A., Burnett, W. C., & Horwitz, E. P. (2004). Radium-228 determination of natural waters via concentration on manganese dioxide and separation using Diphonix ion exchange resin. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 61(6), 1173–1178. [View]

Lane-Smith, D. R., Burnett, W. C., & Dulaiova, H. (2002). Continuous radon-222 measurements in the coastal zone. Sea Technology, 43(10), 37–45. [View]

Kim, G., Burnett, W. C., Dulaiova, H., Swarzenski, P. W., & Moore, W. S. (2001). Measurement of 224Ra and 226Ra Activities in Natural Waters Using a Radon-in-Air Monitor. Environmental Science & Technology, 35(23), 4680–4683. [View]

Volcanoes and Seismic Activity

Including radon as an earthquake precursor.

Zhou, X., Chen, Z., & Cui, Y. (2016). Environmental impact of CO2, Rn, Hg degassing from the rupture zones produced by Wenchuan Ms8.0 earthquake in western Sichuan, China. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 38(5), 1067–1082. [View]

Kumar, A., Walia, V., Singh, S., Bajwa, B. S., Mahajan, S., Dhar, S., & Yang, T. F. (2012). Earthquake precursory studies at Amritsar Punjab, India using radon measurement techniques. International Journal of Physical Sciences, 7(42), 5669–5677. [View]

Zhou, X., Du, J., Chen, Z., Cheng, J., Tang, Y., Yang, L., … Li, Y. (2010). Geochemistry of soil gas in the seismic fault zone produced by the Wenchuan Ms 8.0 earthquake, southwestern China. Geochemical Transactions, 11, 1–10. [View]

Singh, S., Kumar, A., Singh Bajwa, B., Mahajan, S., Kumar, V., & Dhar, S. (2010). Radon monitoring in soil gas and ground water for earthquake prediction studies in north west Himalayas, India. Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 21(4), 685–695. [View]

Particle Physics

Includes radon as a background in deep underground dark matter, neutrino-less double-beta decay and other rare-event physics experiments.

Ezeribe, A. C., Lynch, W., Gregorio, R. R. M., Mckeand, J., Scarff, A., & Spooner, N. J. C. (2017). Demonstration of radon removal from SF6 using molecular sieves. Journal of Instrumentation, 12(09), P09025–P09025. [View]

Battat, J. B. R., Brack, J., Daw, E., Dorofeev, A., Ezeribe, A. C., Fox, J. R., … Yuriev, L. (2014). Radon in the DRIFT-II directional dark matter TPC: emanation, detection and mitigation. Journal of Instrumentation, 9, 11004. [View]

Jillings, C. (2013). Control of contamination of radon-daughters in the DEAP-3600 acrylic vessel. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1549 (August), 86–89. [View]

Aprile, E., Alfonsi, M., Arisaka, K., Arneodo, F., Balan, C., Baudis, L., … Weinheimer, C. (2012). The distributed Slow Control System of the XENON100 experiment. Journal of Instrumentation, 7(12). [View]

Guiseppe, V. E., Elliott, S. R., Hime, A., Rielage, K., & Westerdale, S. (2011). A radon progeny deposition model. IP Conference Proceedings, 1338 (April 2011), 95–100. [View]

Bauer, D. A. (2005). Background reduction in cryogenic detectors. In AIP Conference Proceedings, (Vol. 785, pp. 65–74). [View]