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Uranium Mill Tailings Cover Calculator

(last updated 21 Mar 2011)
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Determine the radon flux through a multi-layer soil cover of an uranium mill tailings pile and/or optimize the cover for a given flux.

(For calculating radon flux from bare and/or water covered tailings, see the Uranium Mill Tailings Radon Flux Calculator)

Select activity unit first, then enter the parameters and click the "Calculate" button below. HELP
Layer 1 is the tailings layer.
Numbers can be entered in exponential notation: 5 · 10-6 = 5e-6

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Activity unit:     pCi     Bq

        Input Data
Layer Data   HELP
Options   HELP
Layer No. to be optimized *)
Surface flux convergence criterion (fraction) *)
Annual Precipitation [cm] *)
Annual Lake Evaporation [cm] *)
Depth to Water Table [m] *)
*) optional



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