The link of radon and magnetic anomalies on the territory of Ukrainian shield and Kyiv

https://doi.org/10.23939/jgd2018.01.080
Received: April 24, 2018
Revised: May 28, 2018
Accepted: June 11, 2018
Authors:
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Institute of Geophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

The aim of this research is to detect the connection between geomagnetic and radon anomalies in the area of  Kyiv Ukraine,  studying the geoecological situation of the territory, and assessing its ecological safety. Geomagnetic and radon abnormal fields are significant geophysical factors of the environment, which largely determine the ecological state. Used method is based on discriminant detection of correlation-genetic relationships between data of radon activity of basement rocks (determinated in the field and in laboratory) on a small area with magnetic fields and then spreading the found regularity to the entire study area.  Results: for the Ukrainian shield territory found a correlation of radon and uranium anomalies with negative regional and local magnetic anomalies, faults and fracture zones, where radon enters to the Earth's surface. The analysis of natural and man-made magnetic and radon anomalies in the territory of Kiev, as well as in various buildings premises, and underground has been carried out. Originality of the  research is determined by the fact that for the first time in Ukraine a comparative analysis of the magnetic field with radon anomalies has been conducted. The practical significance: the authors proposed physical, mineralogical, and tectonic justification of this link and found territories with an excess of allowable magnetic field and radiation.

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