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DIN ISO 18589-6 VDE 0493-4-5896:2020-10

* German Language Version *

Measurement of radioactivity in the environment – Soil

Part 6: Gross alpha and gross beta activities – Test method using gas-flow proportional counting

(ISO 18589-6:2019)
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2020-10
VDE Art. No.: 0400420

This part of DIN ISO 18589 series specifies method specific to the measurement of gross alpha and gross beta activities. This document provides a method that allows the gross radioactivity of alpha and beta emitters present in soil samples to be estimated. It is applied for studies to guide the testing staff both in the choice of soil samples to be measured as a priority and the specific analysis methods to be implemented only.