Keyword Definition

The collective techniques for ionization-chamber determination of the amounts of radioactive gases escaping into the lower atmosphere from the earth's surface; in emanometric measurements, the objective is to count, by typical ionization-chamber methods, all of the ions produced by the alpha particles emitted by the one or more radioactive gases contained in the chamber.

[definition taken from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th edition, 2003]

Hierarchical classification

Technique >> Radiochemical methods >> Natural radiation >> Alpha radiation >> Emanometry



Category: Analytical techniques

The different kinds of analytical techniques have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “AAS”, “FA-NA”. Taken from the “Analytical_Techniques_SHARED” database table.

Associated Analytical Suites:

IndexSuite IDSuite Name
1  568     GSC field crew – measurement of soil gas radon

Associated Analytical Packages:

IndexPackage IDPackage Name
1  265     GSC field measurement of soil gas radon and permeability
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