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.

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]

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.

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]

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]

Radon as a Tracer of Groundwater Movement

Including Submarine Groundwater Discharge, limnology, etc.

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]

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

Kim, G., Burnett, W. C., Dulaiova, H., Swarzenski, P. W., & Moore, W. S. (2001). Measurement of 224 Ra and 226 Ra 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]

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]

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