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    Author(s): Irving Goldberg; Norman A. MacGillivray; Robert R. Ziemer
    Date: 1967
    Source: In: Transactions, American Nuclear Society, Thirteeenth Annual Meeting, 11-15 June 1967, San Diego, California; including 14-page paper presented at meeting. p. 20-21.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    A number of radioisotopes have recently become commercially available as alternatives to radium-225 in moisture gauging devices using alpha-neutron sources for determining soil moisture, for well logging, and for other industrial applications in which hydrogenous materials are measured.

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    Goldberg, Irving; MacGillivray, Norman A.; Ziemer, Robert R. 1967. Effects of neutron source type on soil moisture measurement. In: Transactions, American Nuclear Society, Thirteeenth Annual Meeting, 11-15 June 1967, San Diego, California; including 14-page paper presented at meeting. p. 20-21.

    Keywords

    PSW4351, radioisotopes, moisture gauging devices, soil moisture, neotron sources

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