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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2016, volume 17, issue 3, pages 259-268.
Section: Radiobiology and Radioecology.
Received: 11.02.2016; Accepted: 19.10.2016; Published online: 13.12.2016.
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Optimization of radiation monitoring of agricultural products and lands

Yu. V. Khomutinin*, S. E. Levchuk, V. V. Pavliuchenko

Ukrainian Research Institute of Agricultural Radiology of NULES, Kyiv, Ukraine

*Corresponding author. E-mail address: yuriy@uiar.kiev.ua

Abstract: General methodology of optimization of the number of samples and subsamples for measurements, collected during monitoring, was presented. The methods of calculating of the required number of samples, which provides specified accuracy of radionuclides contamination values of controlled objects was proposed. Maximum value of radionuclide activity measurement uncertainty of a single sample, which has not significant effect on the accuracy of the median of radionuclide contamination value of the controlled object, was estimated.

Keywords: radioecology, monitoring, sampling, optimization.

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