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Data on the radio metric survey over a kaolinitic terrain in Dahomey Basin,Nigeria

Adagunodo, T. A. and Hammed, O.S. and Usikalu, M.R. and Ayara, Williams A. and Ravisankar, R. (2018) Data on the radio metric survey over a kaolinitic terrain in Dahomey Basin,Nigeria. Data inBrief, 18. pp. 814-822.

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Abstract

This article consists the insitu data sets of activity concentrations of radio nuclides (K-40,Th-232andU-238) and gamma radiation dose rates measured about 1m above a kaolinitic terrain in Ifo-nyintedo,Dahomey Basin,SW Nigeria.Nineteen(19)data points were randomly occupied at the lower axis of the kaolin field using a hand-held detector known as Super-Spec(RS125).At each data point, the measurements were taken four times,while their averages and standard deviations were estimated in order to ensure accuracy.The radio metric survey was carried out between December,2017andJanuary,2018.The data sets were processed and analyzed via a descriptive statistics. The data can be explored further by estimating the radiological risks to the miners on the field, and to correlate the activity concentrations of the data with the activity concentrations of the tiles that are produced from the kaolin deposits in Ifonyintedo. Furthermore,the data from this article could be compared with other data acquired over a kaoli-nitic terrain across the globe

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Thorium Potassium Uranium TilesDahomey Basin Ifonyintedo Dose rate Kaolin
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 09:19
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2018 09:19
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10557

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