Influence of terrestrial radionuclides on environmental gamma exposure in a uranium deposit in Paraíba, Brazil
Review articleOpen access
2017/07/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.02.004
Journal: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety
Highlights•We carried an environmental radiometric monitoring to calculate the influence of terrestrial radionuclides.•We used a gamma spectrometry to estimate radiation levels in an area with an uranium deposit in Espinharas, PB, Brazil.•This study aimed to carry out environmental radiation tests to estimate the effective equivalent dose rate.•The study also allowed the analysis of possible environmental risks in the study area.
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