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Radiochimica Acta

International Journal for chemical aspects of nuclear science and technology

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Volume 107, Issue 8


Polonium-210 in honey samples from southern Poland

Grzegorz Romańczyk / Alicja Boryło / Bogdan Skwarzec
Published Online: 2019-03-15 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ract-2018-3060


Polonium (210Po) concentrations in different honey samples from Lower Silesian Voivodeship and Lesser Poland Voivodeship (southern Poland) were determined. Significantly higher 210Po concentrations were observed near mining heaps and former excavations versus background areas. Differences in 210Po concentrations were also observed for honeydew versus nectar honey and between the two voivodeships.

Keywords: Polonium; honey; mining area; pit-coal


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About the article

Received: 2018-09-06

Accepted: 2019-02-20

Published Online: 2019-03-15

Published in Print: 2019-07-26

Funding Source: Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Award identifier / Grant number: DS/530-8635-D745-18

The authors would like to thank the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the financial support of this work under (Funder Id: http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100004569, Grant DS/530-8635-D745-18). The authors would also like to thank all those who contributed to the acquisition of research material.

Citation Information: Radiochimica Acta, Volume 107, Issue 8, Pages 679–683, ISSN (Online) 2193-3405, ISSN (Print) 0033-8230, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ract-2018-3060.

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