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This paper measures for the first time radioactivity level coming from naturally occurring U-238, Th-232 and K-40 from the surface soils of Indian Sundarbans

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This is the first report on the natural radioactivity level of Indian Sundarbans which is a part of world's largest mangrove ecosystem


It is a lush green experience to collect samples from Sundarbans.

Professor Susanta Lahiri
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

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This page is a summary of: Measurement of background radioactivity in surface soil of Indian Sundarban, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, December 2016, Springer Science + Business Media,
DOI: 10.1007/s10967-016-5158-x.
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