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:: Volume 20, Issue 4 (10-2022) ::
Int J Radiat Res 2022, 20(4): 773-777 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of radiological exposures in the vicinity of Gold mining area of Wau-Bulolo in Papua New Guinea
D. Kolkoma , F. Pereira , P.J. Jojo
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Keywords: Natural radioactivity, radiation exposure, Gold mine, radionuclides, effective dose.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Radiation Biology
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Kolkoma D, Pereira F, Jojo P. Assessment of radiological exposures in the vicinity of Gold mining area of Wau-Bulolo in Papua New Guinea. Int J Radiat Res 2022; 20 (4) :773-777
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