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  • 1 University Cadi Ayyad Nuclear Physics and Techniques Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences Semlalia B.P. S15 Marrakech (Morocco)
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Domestic radioactivity has been studied by using LR-115 and CR-39 solid state nuclear track detectors (SNTD) and a suitable beta- and gamma-gaseous counter. A new calibration method, based on measuring thoron (220Rn) to radon (222Rn) ratios, has been developed for determining the -activity originating from radon in different Marrakechi dwellings. The influence of building materials as well as pollution and airing factors, on domestic radioactivity has been investigated.