State-of-the-art review of radioactivity monitoring programmes in the United Kingdom
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Published by Department of the Environment Central Directorate on Environmental Pollution in [UK] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radiation -- Measurement.,
  • Environmental monitoring -- United Kingdom.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementa report by the Radioactivity Monitoring Management Group to the Steering Committee for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.
SeriesPollution report -- no.17
ContributionsGreat Britain. Central Directorate on Environmental Pollution.
The Physical Object
Paginationv,131p. ;
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21105963M

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