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Cost-risk analysis of protective actions for a low-level deposition of radionuclides

S. Finn

Cost-risk analysis of protective actions for a low-level deposition of radionuclides

final report

by S. Finn

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Radiation Programs in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive decontamination -- Cost effectiveness -- Mathematical models.,
  • Radiation -- Physiological effect -- Mathematical models.,
  • Radioisotopes -- Effect of radiation on.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS. Finn, V. Dura, G.L. Simons.
    SeriesORP contract report -- 80-1.
    ContributionsDura, V., Simmons, G. L. 1942-, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs., Science Applications, inc.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 75 p., A19 :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17541961M

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Cost-risk analysis of protective actions for a low-level deposition of radionuclides by S. Finn Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[S Finn; V Dura; G L Simmons; C G Amato; H W Calley; J Hardin; United States. Environmental Protection Agency.

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