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## THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY)

#### Erol KAM [1] , Melike Once [2] , Sevinc Yumun [3]

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This study is an evaluation of radioactivity the waters of the Çanakkale Strait. The total alpha- and total beta-radioactivity counts (Berthold, LB770-PC 10-Channel Low-Level Planchet Counter) were calculated for seawater samples taken from eight different regions of the Çanakkale Strait (Şevketiye, Seddülbahir, Lapseki, Kumkale, Burhanlı, Dereliman, Eceabat and Gelibolu). In the samples, the total alpha-radiation ranged between 0.064 and 0.046 Bq/L and the total beta-radiation ranged between 14.325 and 10.532 Bq/L. The highest total alpha-radiation concentration was measured at Gelibolu (0.064 Bq/L) while the lowest (0.046 Bq/L) was measured at Şevketiye. The highest value for total beta-radiation concentration (14.325 Bq/L) was measured in Seddülbahir and the lowest value (10.532 Bq/L) was measured in Dereliman. The total alpha-radiation concentrations measured by the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority in Çanakkale’s drinking and utility water ranged between 0.05 and 0.400 Bq/L, and the highest values (0.300 to 0.400 Bq/L) were found in the Ezine county. Total beta-radiation concentrations ranged from 0.05 to 0.500 Bq/L, and the highest values (from 0.400 to 0.500 Bq/L) were recorded in Lapseki province. The total beta-radiation concentrations in both the sample results and TAEK data were determined to be high in Lapseki and its vicinity. Comparing the mean total beta- and alpha-radiation concentration values of the Çanakkale Strait with the Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, beta-radiation values in the study area were very high. Total alpha-radiation results were low in the study area compared to other areas. Evaluating the results against the legal limit threshold, the results were above the legal limit for total beta-radiation. This result indicates that the water is affected by the rocks through which it passes.

 Bibtex @research article { jotcsa292895, journal = {Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-0120}, address = {Turkish Chemical Society}, year = {2017}, volume = {4}, pages = {729 - 738}, doi = {10.18596/jotcsa.292895}, title = {THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY)}, key = {cite}, author = {KAM, Erol and Once, Melike and Yumun, Sevinc} } APA KAM, E , Once, M , Yumun, S . (2017). THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY). Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry, 4 (3), 729-738. DOI: 10.18596/jotcsa.292895 MLA KAM, E , Once, M , Yumun, S . "THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY)". Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry 4 (2017): 729-738 Chicago KAM, E , Once, M , Yumun, S . "THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY)". Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry 4 (2017): 729-738 RIS TY - JOUR T1 - THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY) AU - Erol KAM , Melike Once , Sevinc Yumun Y1 - 2017 PY - 2017 N1 - doi: 10.18596/jotcsa.292895 DO - 10.18596/jotcsa.292895 T2 - Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry JF - Journal JO - JOR SP - 729 EP - 738 VL - 4 IS - 3 SN - -2149-0120 M3 - doi: 10.18596/jotcsa.292895 UR - https://doi.org/10.18596/jotcsa.292895 Y2 - 2017 ER - EndNote %0 Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY) %A Erol KAM , Melike Once , Sevinc Yumun %T THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY) %D 2017 %J Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry %P -2149-0120 %V 4 %N 3 %R doi: 10.18596/jotcsa.292895 %U 10.18596/jotcsa.292895 ISNAD KAM, Erol , Once, Melike , Yumun, Sevinc . "THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY)". Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry 4 / 3 (July 2017): 729-738. https://doi.org/10.18596/jotcsa.292895 AMA KAM E , Once M , Yumun S . THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY). JOTCSA. 2017; 4(3): 729-738. Vancouver KAM E , Once M , Yumun S . THE ORIGIN OF THE TOTAL ALPHA AND BETA RADIATION VALUES OF THE WATERS OF ÇANAKKALE STRAIT (ÇANAKKALE/TURKEY). Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry. 2017; 4(3): 738-729.