Chapter 1

The Nature of Radon Problem

Ashok Kumar and Akhil Kadiyala

Abstract

This chapter provides a comprehensive discussion on the nature of radon problem using relevant literature. This chapter emphasizes details on the aspects of radon formation, units of measurement for radon, pathways for radon entry into homes and the influencing factors, radon monitoring techniques, radon action levels, health effects of radon exposure, and control measures to reduce in-house radon exposure.

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