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Analysis of the Radon Concentration in Selected Rooms of Buildings in Poznan County


[ 1 ] Wydział Inżynierii Środowiska i Energetyki, Politechnika Poznańska | [ 2 ] Instytut Inżynierii Środowiska i Instalacji Budowlanych, Wydział Inżynierii Środowiska i Energetyki, Politechnika Poznańska | [ SzD ] doctoral school student | [ P ] employee

Scientific discipline (Law 2.0)

[2.9] Environmental engineering, mining and energy

Year of publication


Published in


Journal year: 2022 | Journal volume: vol. 13 | Journal number: no. 10

Article type

scientific article

Publication language


  • radon
  • radioactivity
  • air pollution
  • indoor air quality (IAQ)

EN This article presents the results of the research carried out in selected rooms of buildings located in Poznan. According to the measurements, the highest average radon concentration in the buildings in Poznan County was at the level of 130 ± 32 Bqm−3. The lowest mean concentration was 31 ± 8 Bqm−3 and was measured in a seven-year-old educational institution. Based on the performed measurements, non-uniformity of the correlation between the radon concentration and temperature and humidity was observed. For all the measurement sites where volatile organic compounds were counted, a positive correlation with radon was observed (rxy = 0.31, p < 0.001). A negative correlation was obtained (rxy = −0.15, p < 0.001) between the concentration of radon and the concentration of carbon dioxide. Based on the analysis of the research conducted, it was found that the concentration of radon in a given room depends on many factors, such as temperature, humidity, and room usage profile.

Date of online publication


Pages (from - to)

1664-1 - 1664-16





Article Number: 1664

License type

CC BY (attribution alone)

Open Access Mode

open journal

Open Access Text Version

final published version

Date of Open Access to the publication

at the time of publication

Ministry points / journal


Impact Factor

3.110 [List 2021]

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