SURVEY INSTRUMENTS : What to Use When (Continued)

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  • Liquid Scintillation Counting (LSC): :
Best for low energy betas, such as C-14 or H-3, or low energy gammas.
  • Ion Chamber (Exposure Meter):
Does not provide discrete counts. Used for high energy gamma emitters, reads in R/hr or dose rate.

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