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Nuclear science

Mar 12, 2019 ...Nuclear science Scientific and technical resources on nuclear energy, uranium, radiation, tritium and radon. Services and information Nuclear energy and uranium Scientific and technical reports on the nuclear sector, including health and nuclear waste disposal studies. Production and use of uranium and nuclear energy Nuclear energy technologies in Canada

Science subjects

May 30, 2019 ..., radiation, tritium and radon. Polar and Northern science The science of ice and snow, northern land and marine research, arctic geology and polar research. Space science Astronauts, life in space, satellites, the Northern Lights, the International Space Station and more. Materials, manufacturing and construction science Science and innovation in manufacturing

2018 Dose Data from the Fixed Point Surveillance Network

Aug 19, 2019 ... for these types of very low doses. KERMA (Kinetic Energy Released in Matter) In this case the 'Total Air KERMA' refers to the radiation dose from all external gamma sources, not just from the three noble gases Argon-41, Xenon-133 and Xenon-135. This includes natural background radiation as well, such as from mineral deposits in the ground or radon gas in the air

Housing research summary for 2017

May 30, 2019 ... rates Radon control in Canadian homes Testing the removal of formaldehyde by wall and ceiling panels Climate change Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure initiative Updating code climatic data and loads Improving the durability of building systems and materials Protecting homes from wildland fire Improving flood resilience Preventing

2019-20 Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy: Health Canada

Jun 5, 2019 ... ventilation, available through Performance Indicator By March 31, 2020, 100% of planned federal air quality health assessments, guidance documents, guidelines, and standards will be published or distributed externally. Departmental Action 3 Provide information to inform action and decision making related to indoor radon exposure. How Health Canada

Uranium in Drinking Water Document for Public Consultation

Aug 21, 2019 ...This new document provides updated scientific data and information related to the health effects of uranium, and still focuses on kidney effects in male rats. It outlines analytical methods and treatment technologies available at the municipal and residential scales. It proposes to reaffirm the MAC of 0.02 mg/L (20 µg/L) for total uranium in drinking water.

Renovating for energy efficiency | Natural Resources Canada

May 29, 2019 ..., it can cause health risks if it is inhaled. For more information visit the Health Canada website. Radon Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is colourless, odourless and tasteless. It is formed from the radioactive decay of uranium, a natural material found in some soil, rock and groundwater. When radon is released into the outdoor air, it gets

Mehdi Ghobadi

Jul 13, 2019 .... M. Ghobadi, L. Zhou, “Thermal insulation of radon stack systems to avoid freezing”, 7th International Building Physics Conference, Sep 23-26, Syracuse, New York, USA. M. T. Boroojerdi, E. Bailey, M. Ghobadi, R. Taylor, “Experimental Study on Shear Strength of FreezeBonds in Freshwater Ice”, Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) 2016, October 24-26, St. John’s

Chemicals and pollutants

May 24, 2019 ..., and moisturizers. Phthalates Phthalates are chemicals that are used to soften and increase flexibility of some plastics. They are also used as solvents in household products. They can be found in everyday products such as food packaging, cosmetics, building materials, fabrics and textiles, paints and electronics. Radon Radon is an invisible and odourless, radioactive gas

Departmental Plan 2018 to 2019, supplementary tables, Environment and Climate Change Canada, chapter 2

Jun 6, 2019 ... necessary, will be made more stringent to encourage continuous improvement in air quality Review of ozone CAAQS underway (to be updated in 2019) Indoor Air Specific activity in support of initiative Immediate Outcomes Performance Indicators Targets Date to achieve targets Implement National Radon Program ER 2.3 Canadians are aware of radon PI 2.3 Percentage

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