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Title:
LETTER TO J H CARLSON, SUBJECT: COPY OF "MALIK PAPER" WHICH RESULTED FROM 3.9R COMMITTEE MEETINGS ( ENCL: EVALUATION OF NTS RADIOLOGICAL CRITERIA, 7/7/76 )
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Subject Terms:
EMERY OPERATION; DIAGONAL LINE EVENT; WICHITA EVENT; STORAX OPERATION; GROMMET OPERATION; PIKE EVENT; HUMAN POPULATIONS; PIN STRIPE EVENT; BANDICOOT EVENT; VENTING; BANEBERRY EVENT; PROBABILITY; WHETSTONE OPERATION; OFFSITE; UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS; LATCHKEY OPERATION; RADIATION MONITORING; DERRINGER EVENT; FLINTLOCK OPERATION; ALPACA EVENT; RADIATION PROTECTION STANDARDS; RISKS; NIBLICK OPERATION; DATA
Addressee:
CARLSON J H
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1976 Aug 18
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0029
Accession Number:
NV0067636
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THIS PAPEER PRSENTS A GENERAL REVIEW OF PUBLIC SAFETY STANDARDS AS ADO PTED BY THE NUCLEAR WEAPONS TESTING PROGRAM IN THE UNITED STATES, AND THE IMPACT OF THESE CHANGING STANDARDS ON THE NUCLEAR TESTING PROGRAM ITSELF. THE REVIEW NOTES THE IMPORTANCE OF IMPROVEMENTS IN DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTATION AND METHODOLOGIES FROM RELATIVELY SIMPLE DEGREE OF SO PHISTICATION TO THEIR CURRENT HIGH LEVEL. USE OF THE IMPROVED METHODOL OGIES UNCOVERED A SERIOUS OVERSIGHT AFFECTING HUMAN EXPOSURE, NAMELY, THAT OF NOT RECOGNIZING THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF ALL POTENTIAL TRANS PORT/DOSIMETRIC PATHWAYS FOR RISK ASSESSMENT. THE TESTING PROGRAM, FROM ITS INCEPTION IN THE PACIFIC IN 1946 TO THE


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