Monitoring precipitation rates using γ rays from adsorbed radon progeny as tracers

M. B. Greenfield, Andrew Domondon, S. Tsuchiya, M. Tomiyama

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A model based on atmospheric gamma radiation from radon progeny adsorbed onto the surface of rain and snow was used to monitor the precipitation rates. The gamma ray rates observed were proportional to the 0.45 power for rain, but for snow a linear relationship was observed. Correlation coefficients ranging from 0.85 to 0.95 and improving with elevation were obtained when data were fit with predominantly surface adsorption model.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)5733-5741
ページ数9
ジャーナルJournal of Applied Physics
93
発行部数9
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2003 5 1
外部発表Yes

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Monitoring precipitation rates using γ rays from adsorbed radon progeny as tracers. / Greenfield, M. B.; Domondon, Andrew; Tsuchiya, S.; Tomiyama, M.

:: Journal of Applied Physics, 巻 93, 番号 9, 01.05.2003, p. 5733-5741.

研究成果: Article

Greenfield, M. B. ; Domondon, Andrew ; Tsuchiya, S. ; Tomiyama, M. / Monitoring precipitation rates using γ rays from adsorbed radon progeny as tracers. :: Journal of Applied Physics. 2003 ; 巻 93, 番号 9. pp. 5733-5741.
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