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Grasty, R.L., 1979. Gamma-ray spectrometric methods in uranium exploration – Theory and operational procedures. In Geophysics and Geochemistry in the Search for Metallic Ores, edited by P.J. Hood, Geological Survey of Canada Economic Geology Report 31, 147-161.

Grasty, R.L., 1982. Direct snow-water equivalent measurement by airborne gamma-ray spectrometry. Journal of Hydrology, v. 55, 213-235.

Grasty, R.L., 1987. The design, construction and application of airborne gamma-ray spectrometer calibration pads – Thailand. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 87-10.

Grasty, R.L., Holman, P.B., Blanchard, Y., 1991. Transportable calibration pads for ground and airborne gamma-ray spectrometers. Geol. Survey. Can. Paper (1991) 90-23.

Grasty, R.L., Tauchid, M., Torres, M., 1995. Standardization of old gamma-ray survey data. Application of uranium exploration data and techniques in environmental studies, IAEA-TECDOC-827, IAEA, Vienna, 35-45.

Green, A.A., 1987. Leveling airborne gamma-radiation data using between-channel correlation information. Geophysics, v. 52, 1557-1562.

Horsfall, K.R., 1997 Airborne magnetic and gamma-ray data acquisition. AGSO Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics, v.17, n.2, 159-174.

Jurza P., Campbell I., Robinson P., Wackerle R., Cunneen P., Pavlík B. (2005) Use of 214Pb photopeaks for radon removal: utilising current airborne gamma-ray spectrometer technology and data processing. Exploration Geophysics 36, 322–328.

Løvborg, L., 1984. The calibration of portable and airborne gamma-ray spectrometers - theory, problems and facilities. Report Riso-M-2456, Roskilde.

Lovborg, L., Botter-Jenson, L., and Kirkegaard, P., 1978. Experiences with concrete calibration sources for radiometric field instruments. Geophysics, 43(3), 543-549.

Minty, B.R.S. 1998. Multichannel models for the estimation of radon background in airborne gamma-ray spectrometry. Geophysics, v. 63, n. 6, 1986-1996.

Minty, B., Luyendyk, A., Brodie, R., 1997. Calibration and data processing for airborne gamma-ray spectrometry. AGSO Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics, v. 17, n. 2, 51-62.

Minty, B.R.S., 2001. Discussion on “Noise reduction of aerial gamma-ray surveys” (B. Dickson and G. Taylor). Exploration Geophysics, 32, 129-130.

Minty, B.R.S., and Hovgaard, J., 2002. Reducing noise in gamma-ray spectrometry using spectral component analysis. Exploration Geophysics, 33, 172-176.

Minty, B.R.S., 2003. Accurate noise reduction for airborne gamma-ray spectrometry. Exploration Geophysics, 34 (3), 207-215.

Minty, B., Franklin, R., Milligan, P., Richardson, L.M., and Wilford, J., 2009, The Radiometric Map of Australia: Exploration Geophysics, 40 (4), 325-333.

Minty, B., 2011. Short note: on the use of radioelement ratios to enhance gamma-ray spectrometric data. Exploration Geophysics, 42(1), 116-120.

Richards, D., 2001. Calibration and use of portable gamma-ray spectrometers: Part 1 – calibration. Preview, 94, 18-22.

Richards, D., 2001. Calibration and use of portable gamma-ray spectrometers: Part 2 – field procedures and calculation of ground concentrations. Preview, 95, 23-25.

Schwarz, G.F., Klingele, E.E., Rybach, L., 1992. How to handle rugged topography in airborne gamma-ray spectrometry surveys. First Break, v. 10, n. 1, 11-17.


An, P., Chung, C.F., Rencz, A.N., 1995. Digital lithology mapping from airborne geophysical and remote sensing data in the Melville Peninsula, northern Canada using a neural network approach. Remote Sensing of. Environment, v. 53, 76-84.

Anderson, H., Nash, C., 1997. Integrated lithostructural mapping of the Rossing area, Namibia using high resolution aeromagnetic, radiometric, Landsat data and aerial photographs. Exploration Geophysics, v. 28, 185-191.

Aspin, S. J and Bierwirth, P. N., 1997 – GIS analysis of the effects of forest biomass on gamma-radiometrics images. In: Proceedings 3rd National Forum on GIS in the Geosciences, Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Record 1997/36.

Bierwirth, P., 1996. Investigation of airborne gamma-ray images as a rapid mapping tool for soil and land degradation: Wagga Wagga, NSW. Australian Geological Survey Organi-sation, Record 1996/22.

Bodorkos, S., Sandiford, M., Minty, B.R.S. and Blewett, R.S., 2004. A high-resolution, calibrated airborne radiometric dataset applied to the estimation of crustal heat production in the Archaean northern Pilbara Craton, Western Australia. Precambrian Research, 128, 57-82.