Measurement of Uranium Concentration in the Soil Samples by Using Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors (SSNTDs)

Authors(3) :-Bashair M. Saied, Raad M. Al-Khafaji, Auday T. AL-Bayati

The research aims to measure the uranium concentration of soil samples collected from different regions are located around the nuclear research center at Tuwaitha to a contamination ratio statement of these regions, which include agricultural residential regions as well as being the regions for livestock of all kinds.  The nuclear track detector (CR-39) was used as a method to detect uranium of through calculations depended on comparison with standard samples . Results indicate that the uranium concentration ranged between (1.07 ± 0.46 ppm) and (4.20 ± 0.50 ppm) and with average weighted equal to (2.40 ± 0.22 ppm) , these results are within allowed limit that equals (11.7 ppm).

Authors and Affiliations

Bashair M. Saied
Department of Physics, College of Education (Ibn Al-Haitham), University of Baghdad, Iraq
Raad M. Al-Khafaji
Department of Biology, College of Education (Ibn Al-Haitham), University of Baghdad, Iraq
Auday T. AL-Bayati
Department of Physics, College of Education (Ibn Al-Haitham), University of Baghdad, Iraq

Soil, Uranium Concentration, Contamination, CR-39 Detector, Tuwaitha, SSNTD

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 130-135
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162425
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Bashair M. Saied, Raad M. Al-Khafaji, Auday T. AL-Bayati, " Measurement of Uranium Concentration in the Soil Samples by Using Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors (SSNTDs)", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.130-135 , July-August-2016.
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