[ RadSafe ] Fwd: NY State Inhalation Doses due to Fukushima
bradkeck at mac.com
Wed Feb 3 14:50:49 CST 2016
Chris, Interesting idea- I wonder if anyone can find the original report...
The numbers I have seen for 131I are in the range of .1 to 1 milliBq per cubic meter, so
If These are converted to microBq per m3, they are still quite high. The actual measurements may be informative...
> On Feb 3, 2016, at 2:51 PM, Chris Alston <achris1999 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Could they have originally meant millibecquerel (mBq) and not "micro",
> rightly or wrongly?
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> Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] RadSafe Digest, Vol 2010, Issue 1 - NY State
> Inhalation Doses due to Fukushima
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> For perspective on the concentrations, the dose from inhaling 3000 uBq/m3 of
> I-131 (gas) would be less than 1 uSv (microsievert) per year for an adult
> member of the public. The doses from the other radionuclides noted below
> would be even lower. Doses via other pathways (e.g. food) would obviously
> be different but probably also insignificant.
> Leo Lowe
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> I wonder how many "Fukushima equivalents " are represented by a single New
> York hyperthyroid treatment?
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