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Title: Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air

Air sampling systems were deployed to measure the concentration of radioactive material in the air during the Full-Scale Radiological Dispersal Device experiments. The air samplers were positioned 100-600 meters downwind of the release point. The filters were collected immediately and analyzed in the field. Quantities for total activity collected on the air filters are reported along with additional information to compute the average or integrated air concentrations.
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:
OSTI Identifier:
1329325
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-112853; DOE/NV/25946-2565
Journal ID: ISSN 0017-9078; 830403000
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830; AC52-06NA25946; AC05‐76RL01830
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
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Nevada Test Site/National Security Technologies, LLC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Emergency Operations (NA-40)
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; Measuring Concentrations of Particulate 140La in the Air; Radioactivity, airborne; Air sampling; Inhalation; Emergency planning; radioactivity; airborne; air sampling; inhalation; emergency planning; Derived Air Concentration