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CARD OF RADON GAS DISTRIBUTION IN AZERBAIJAN TERRITORY SUBMITTED IN PRAGUE

 

Newly designed by ANAS Institute of Geology “Distribution card of radon volume activity in the territory of Azerbaijan” has been submitted in a conference held in Prague (Czech). Presentation was held within the XI international conference on “Geological aspects of radon distribution card” held by Czech Geological Survey and Radon Research Organization. 26 countries, as well as, the USA, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Japan and others have been represented at the event. Associates of Institute of Geology – corresponding member of ANAS Akbar Feyzullayev and Dr. geology-mineralogy, prof. Chingiz Aliyev delivered lectures, made speech on outcomes obtained from researches of card.

Note that, this card has come up within the frame of “The compilation of radon survey, radon diagnostics and to minimize problems caused by” project which had implemented together with University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland and it is the first card of radon distribution in our country. The three-year project was carried out with the financial support of the Swiss National Science Fund.


Note that, radon is widespread on the Earth. More than the norm, it can cause cancer of the lungs, and it is the second cause of this disease after smoking.

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