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Title: Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air

Abstract

This article discusses deployment of air-samplers to measure the concentration of radioactive material in the air during the Full-Scale Radiological Dispersal Device experiments. Positioned 100-600 meters downwind of the release point, the filters were collected immediately and analyzed in a field laboratory. The article discusses quantities for total activity collected on the air filters as well as additional information to compute the average or integrated air concentrations. In the case of a public emergency, this type of information would be important for decision makers and responders.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [1];  [1]
  1. Remote Sensing Lab. (RSL), Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV (United States)
  2. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Nevada Test Site/National Security Technologies, LLC (United States); Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Emergency Operations (NA-40)
OSTI Identifier:
1329325
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1327122
Report Number(s):
DOE/NV/25946-2565; PNNL-SA-112853
Journal ID: ISSN 0017-9078
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25946; AC05‐76RL01830; AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Health Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 110; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 0017-9078
Publisher:
Health Physics Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY; 63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; radioactivity; airborne; air sampling; inhalation; emergency planning; Derived Air Concentration; Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air; Radioactivity, airborne

Citation Formats

Okada, Colin E., Kernan, Warnick, Keillor, Martin, Kirkham, Randy, Sorom, Rich D., and Van Etten, Don M. Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1097/HP.0000000000000478.
Okada, Colin E., Kernan, Warnick, Keillor, Martin, Kirkham, Randy, Sorom, Rich D., & Van Etten, Don M. Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air. United States. doi:10.1097/HP.0000000000000478.
Okada, Colin E., Kernan, Warnick, Keillor, Martin, Kirkham, Randy, Sorom, Rich D., and Van Etten, Don M. Fri . "Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air". United States. doi:10.1097/HP.0000000000000478. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1329325.
@article{osti_1329325,
title = {Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air},
author = {Okada, Colin E. and Kernan, Warnick and Keillor, Martin and Kirkham, Randy and Sorom, Rich D. and Van Etten, Don M.},
abstractNote = {This article discusses deployment of air-samplers to measure the concentration of radioactive material in the air during the Full-Scale Radiological Dispersal Device experiments. Positioned 100-600 meters downwind of the release point, the filters were collected immediately and analyzed in a field laboratory. The article discusses quantities for total activity collected on the air filters as well as additional information to compute the average or integrated air concentrations. In the case of a public emergency, this type of information would be important for decision makers and responders.},
doi = {10.1097/HP.0000000000000478},
journal = {Health Physics},
number = 5,
volume = 110,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {1}
}

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