Radiation Safety Books

  • Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management

    This book provides a detailed understanding of the issues associated with these processes. The depth and breadth of the treatment is such that the book is suitable as a text book for graduate and post-graduate courses, and will also be useful to those involved in decommissioning projects and radioactive waste management practices, such as project ...

  • Geological Fluid Dynamics: Sub-surface Flow and Reactions

    This book is the long-awaited successor to Owen Phillips’s classic textbook, Flow and Reactions in Permeable Rocks, published in 1991. In the intervening 18 years between the two, significant advances have been made to our understanding of subterranean flow, especially through the vast amount of research into underground storage of nuclear waste ...

  • The Natural Radiation Environment VII

    The Natural Radiation Environment Symposium (NRE VII), the Seventh in the NRE series, which commenced forty years ago in 1963 at Rice University Texas, was held in Rhodes (Greece) in May 2002. During the intervening four decades the research work presented at these NRE Symposia has contributed to a deeper understanding of natural radiation and in ...

  • Application of the Concepts of Exclusion, Exemption and Clearance - Safety Guide - IAEA Safety Standards Series No. RS-G-1.7

    This Safety Guide provides guidance on the application of the concepts of exclusion, exemption and clearance as established in the International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources. The Safety Guide includes specific values for activity concentrations for both radionuclides of ...

  • Applications of Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry to Radionuclide Determinations, 2nd Volume

    Features the most current methods for determining precise levels of radiation exposure using state-of-the-art instrumentation. An international selection of experts in the field from the United States, Europe and the Middle East have presented 13 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers in two key categories: Applications of ICP-MS in the Nuclear ...

  • Nuclear Waste

    The selection of a suitable site for disposal of nuclear waste is today one of the most difficult and controversial tasks, primarily because of the opposition of the local community. This book is geared to explain the origin of the negative perception of nuclear energy by the public at large. The author emphasizes that the problem of social ...

  • Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations

    In September 2005, Yerevan (Armenia) hosted an International Conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the publication of the so called 'green paper', published by N.W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky, K. Zimmer and M. Delbruck in 1935, entitled 'On the origin of gene mutations and gene structure'. The importance of this paper for genetics and ...

  • Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations

    In September 2005, Yerevan (Armenia) hosted an International Conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the publication of the so called 'green paper', published by N.W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky, K. Zimmer and M. Delbruck in 1935, entitled 'On the origin of gene mutations and gene structure'. The importance of this paper for genetics and ...

  • Safety Issues Associated with Plutonium Involvement in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

    This NATO Advanced Research Workshop draws together Russian and Western specialists in a discussion of problems associated with the safe elimination of both weapons-grade and reactor-grade plutonium in reactors. The papers generally concern safety issues associated with utilizing plutonium in the nuclear fuel cycle, including facility ...

  • The Natural Radiation Environment

    All papers have been peer-reviewed. The NRE-VIII Symposium covered a variety of topics from cosmic rays in the solar system to exposure of biota to natural radioactivity, passing through terrorism with natural radionuclides. The Symposium was an example of ...

  • Techniques and Management of Personnel Thermoluminescence Dosimetry Services

    The International Commission on Radiological Protection and the Euratom Council directive have specified that workers exposed to ionizing radiation shall be subjected to individual dose monitoring. In the past, individual doses have almost always been monitored by film badge dosimeters, but thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLDs) are now coming ...

  • Radiation Safety: The Basics (Handbook)

    Suit up with this handbook on radiation safety. Radiation exposure - direct or indirect- causes skin lesions, tumors, cancer and even death. Train your employees on radiation safety measures so that they can be well-shielded from these deadly possibilties.Different types of radiationRadiation health hazardsTypes of radiation measurementProper ...

  • The Environmental Challenges of Nuclear Disarmament

    This book draws together recognized experts from numerous institutions in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and North America. Nuclear facility decontamination and decommissioning, waste treatment, management and disposal, long-term monitoring and surveillance, and prevention of proliferation are the primary topics ...

  • Quality Assurance for Chemistry and Environmental Science

    Metrology and its applications e.g. in chemical or food analysis or in environmental monitoring are entering our daily life. This book provides a basic overview over the relevant metrological concepts like traceability, ISO uncertainties or cause-and-effect diagrams. The applications described in great detail range from progression-of-error type ...

  • Safety Issues Associated with Plutonium Involvement in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

    This NATO Advanced Research Workshop draws together Russian and Western specialists in a discussion of problems associated with the safe elimination of both weapons-grade and reactor-grade plutonium in reactors. The papers generally concern safety issues associated with utilizing plutonium in the nuclear fuel cycle, including facility ...

  • The Deep Universe

    This book provides a first-hand account of modern cosmology, written by three celebrated astronomers renowned for their excellence in both research and teaching. The central theme of the book, the deep Universe, is approached in three truly complementary ways: as a coherent and smooth theory embracing the evolution of the Universe from its ...

  • The Smallest Anthropoids

    This volume represents a comprehensive examination of the newly recognized callimico/marmoset clade, which includes the smallest anthropoid primates on earth. It will explore these diminutive primates in their entirety, with sections on phylogeny, taxonomy and functional anatomy, behavioral ecology, reproductive physiology, as well as address ...

  • The Environmental Challenges of Nuclear Disarmament

    This book draws together recognized experts from numerous institutions in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and North America. Nuclear facility decontamination and decommissioning, waste treatment, management and disposal, long-term monitoring and surveillance, and prevention of proliferation are the primary topics ...

  • The Bedrock of Opinion

    The issue of nuclear waste is about managing some of the most dangerous material ever to exist. This has to be done safely, and in a way that remains safe for many thousands of years. To realize safe disposal, satisfying bedrock conditions are needed as well as people willing to accept disposal in their own community. In most countries this kind ...

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