Environmental radioactivity and emergency preparedness by Mats Isaksson, Christopher L. Raaf

By Mats Isaksson, Christopher L. Raaf

"This e-book offers the radiological resources that may be a probability to people and the surroundings. It discusses tips to care for this possibility by way of measurements, potential types, and laws. The delivery of radioactive elements in ecosystems is mentioned, including remedial activities in case an twist of fate may still take place. The booklet covers radiation resources, dimension equipment, modeling, and Read more...

summary: "This publication offers the radiological resources that is a risk to people and the surroundings. It discusses the best way to take care of this probability when it comes to measurements, potential types, and laws. The delivery of radioactive ingredients in ecosystems is mentioned, including remedial activities in case an coincidence should still occur. The ebook covers radiation assets, size tools, modeling, and calculations, in addition to techniques in emergency preparedness (including recommendations for first-responders and radiological triage)"

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This course was followed by three other courses: Radiation Protection and Environmental Impact of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Detectors and Measurement Methods in Radiation Protection and Emergency Preparedness and Radiation Protection in Medical Emergency Preparedness. After completing this course package, the medical physicist will have a good understanding of possible source terms related to nuclear fuel production, as well as the instrumentation and methods used in a radiological emergency, including mobile measurements.

1 Tritium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Beryllium-7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Carbon-14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Sodium-22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Primordial Radionuclides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Potassium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM and TENORM) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Radon and Radon Exposure Enhanced by Man . . . . . . . . 1 Potential Alpha Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Radon in the Indoor Environment . . . . . . . . . 2 Sources Generated by Industrial and Technological Processes . 1 Radioactivity Associated with Fossil Fuels . . . . . 2 Radioactivity Associated with the Production and Use of Minerals .

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