This document is included in Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM).
ORISE, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). 2001. “Method AP1: Gross Alpha and Beta for Various Matrices.”Laboratory Procedures Manual for the Environmental Survey and Site Assessment Program.
EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for gross alpha and gross beta determination of americium-241; californium-252; cesium-137; cobalt-60; curium-244; europium-154; iridium-192; neptunium-239; plutonium-238 and -239; polonium-210; radium-226; ruthenium-103 and -106; strontium-90; technetium-99; thorium-227, -228, -230 and -232; and uranium-234, -235 and -238 in soil, sediment and vegetation.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.