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Title: Aerial Measuring System (AMS) Baseline Surveys for Emergency Planning

Originally established in the 1960s to support the Nuclear Test Program, the AMS mission is to provide a rapid and comprehensive worldwide aerial measurement, analysis, and interpretation capability in response to a nuclear/radiological emergency. AMS provides a responsive team of individuals whose processes allow for a mission to be conducted and completed with results available within hours. This presentation slide-show reviews some of the history of the AMS, summarizes present capabilities and methods, and addresses the value of the surveys.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1056326
Report Number(s):
DOE/NV/25946--1536
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC52-06NA25946
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: RETS/REMP Workshop; Nuclear Energy Institute; June 25, 2012
Research Org:
Nevada Test Site/National Security Technologies, LLC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE NA Office of Emergency Operations (NA-40)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Aerial Measuring System, AMS, baseline surveys