Constantin Papastefanou

Summary

Affiliation: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose from cigarette tobacco
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 123:68-73. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Radioactivity in tobacco leaves
    C Papastefanou
    Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 53:67-73. 2001
  3. pmc Radioactivity of tobacco leaves and radiation dose induced from smoking
    Constantin Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:558-67. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Chlorine-39 in rainfall at a temperate latitude (40 degrees N)
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 92:175-82. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The application of phosphogypsum in agriculture and the radiological impact
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 89:188-98. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Cesium-137 in grass from Chernobyl fallout
    C Papastefanou
    Department of Physics, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 83:253-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Escaping radioactivity from coal-fired power plants (CPPs) due to coal burning and the associated hazards: a review
    Constantin Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 101:191-200. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Radiological impact from atmospheric releases of 238U and 226Ra from phosphate rock processing plants
    C Papastefanou
    Nuclear Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 54:75-83. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Coloured rain dust from Sahara Desert is still radioactive
    C Papastefanou
    Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 55:109-12. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Depleted uranium in military conflicts and the impact on the environment
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Nuclear Physics Department, Greece
    Health Phys 83:280-2. 2002

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Radiation dose from cigarette tobacco
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 123:68-73. 2007
    ..9 to 401.3 microSv y(-1) (average 251.5 microSv y(-1)). The annual effective dose from (137)Cs of Chernobyl origin was three orders of magnitude lower as it varied from 70.4 to 410.4 nSv y(-1) (average 199.3 nSv y(-1))...
  2. ncbi request reprint Radioactivity in tobacco leaves
    C Papastefanou
    Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 53:67-73. 2001
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  3. pmc Radioactivity of tobacco leaves and radiation dose induced from smoking
    Constantin Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:558-67. 2009
    ..9 to 401.3 microSv/y (average 251.5 microSv/y). The annual effective dose from 137Cs of Chernobyl origin was three orders of magnitude lower as it varied from 70.4 to 410.4 nSv/y (average 199.3 nSv/y)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chlorine-39 in rainfall at a temperate latitude (40 degrees N)
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 92:175-82. 2007
    ..This is clearly less than that reported in the literature, 1.7 Bq L(-1) (100 dpm/L) of rainwater, for a southern latitude 31 degrees 54'N, 34 degrees 49'E (Rehovot, Israel), due to the latitudinal effect of cosmic radiation...
  5. ncbi request reprint The application of phosphogypsum in agriculture and the radiological impact
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 89:188-98. 2006
    ..4 mSv y(-1)) and particularly to the part due to ingestion (0.29 mSv y(-1)). It is necessary to continuously control (monitoring) (226)Ra in phosphogypsum before any use for agricultural purposes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cesium-137 in grass from Chernobyl fallout
    C Papastefanou
    Department of Physics, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 83:253-7. 2005
    ..It was observed that there was a trend of decreasing 137Cs with time reflecting a removal half-time of 40 months (3 1/3 years), which is the ecological half-life, T(ec) of 137Cs in grassland...
  7. doi request reprint Escaping radioactivity from coal-fired power plants (CPPs) due to coal burning and the associated hazards: a review
    Constantin Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 101:191-200. 2010
    ..The resulting normalized collective effective doses were 6 and 0.5man-Sv(GWa)(-1) for typical old and modern coal-fired power plants, respectively...
  8. ncbi request reprint Radiological impact from atmospheric releases of 238U and 226Ra from phosphate rock processing plants
    C Papastefanou
    Nuclear Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 54:75-83. 2001
    ..1 x 10(-9) person Gy t-1 for 226Ra, i.e. about 2 times higher than that estimated in the UNSCEAR reports issued in 1982, 1988, and 1993...
  9. ncbi request reprint Coloured rain dust from Sahara Desert is still radioactive
    C Papastefanou
    Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 55:109-12. 2001
    ..Cesium-137 still remained 14 years after the Chernobyl accident, reaching 26.6 Bq kg-1 in the coloured rain dust...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depleted uranium in military conflicts and the impact on the environment
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Nuclear Physics Department, Greece
    Health Phys 83:280-2. 2002
    ..However, in most (80%) of the 145 soil (core) samples reported by UNEP, 238U was lower than 100 Bq per kg soil (the lowest was 8.8 Bq per kg soil) in 112 locations of widespread contamination...
  11. ncbi request reprint An overview of instrumentantion for measuring radon in soil gas and groundwaters
    C Papastefanou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 63:271-83. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Beryllium-7 and solar activity
    C Papastefanou
    Physics Department, Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics Division, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Appl Radiat Isot 61:1493-5. 2004
    ..A very low concentration of (7)Be in air at Thessaloniki, Northern Greece (40 degrees 38'N, 22 degrees 58'E) was recorded on November 9, 2003 following a strong event of solar wind that occurred on October 29, 2003...
  13. ncbi request reprint Natural radioactivity of granites used as building materials
    S Pavlidou
    Department of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology, School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 89:48-60. 2006
    ..An attempt to correlate the relatively high level of natural radioactivity, shown by some of the granites, with their constituent radioactive minerals and their chemical composition, was also made...
  14. ncbi request reprint Precipitation scavenging of 7Be and 137Cs radionuclides in air
    A Ioannidou
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Physics Department, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 85:121-36. 2006
    ..The dry depositional flux of 7Be was less than 9.37% of total (wet and dry) depositional flux. The fraction of dry-to-total depositional flux of 137Cs was much higher than that of 7Be, due to the resuspended soil...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of natural radiation exposure and radon exhalation from building materials in Greece
    S Stoulos
    Aristotle University, Nuclear Physics Department, Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
    J Environ Radioact 69:225-40. 2003
    ..Typical building materials were analyzed in order to examine the external and internal exposures. In addition, the total annual effective dose was evaluated for the residents of a typical Greek dwelling...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measurement of radon emanation factor from granular samples: effects of additives in cement
    S Stoulos
    Nuclear Physics Department, Division of Nuclear and Particle Physics, Atomic and Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124 Greece
    Appl Radiat Isot 60:49-54. 2004
    ..Measurements of radon emanation factor of cement and pozzolanic additives, i.e. fly ash and phosphogypsum were also performed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes of 7 Be and 210 Pb concentrations in surface air at temperate latitudes 40 degrees N
    A Ioannidou
    Physics Department, Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics Division, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
    Appl Radiat Isot 63:277-84. 2005
    ..The positive correlation that was observed between (210)Pb and (7)Be concentrations during the summer months suggests that these two radionuclides could be used together as tracers of environmental processes...