Data model description for the DESCARTES and CIDER codes

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The primary objective of the Hanford Environmental Dose Reconstruction (HEDR) Project is to estimate the radiation dose that individuals could have received as a result of emissions since 1944 from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site near Richland, Washington. One of the major objectives of the HEDR Project is to develop several computer codes to model the airborne releases. transport and envirorunental accumulation of radionuclides resulting from Hanford operations from 1944 through 1972. In July 1992, the HEDR Project Manager determined that the computer codes being developed (DESCARTES, calculation of environmental accumulation from airborne releases, and CIDER, dose ... continued below

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Miley, T.B.; Ouderkirk, S.J.; Nichols, W.E. & Eslinger, P.W. January 1, 1993.

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The primary objective of the Hanford Environmental Dose Reconstruction (HEDR) Project is to estimate the radiation dose that individuals could have received as a result of emissions since 1944 from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Hanford Site near Richland, Washington. One of the major objectives of the HEDR Project is to develop several computer codes to model the airborne releases. transport and envirorunental accumulation of radionuclides resulting from Hanford operations from 1944 through 1972. In July 1992, the HEDR Project Manager determined that the computer codes being developed (DESCARTES, calculation of environmental accumulation from airborne releases, and CIDER, dose calculations from environmental accumulation) were not sufficient to create accurate models. A team of HEDR staff members developed a plan to assure that computer codes would meet HEDR Project goals. The plan consists of five tasks: (1) code requirements definition. (2) scoping studies, (3) design specifications, (4) benchmarking, and (5) data modeling. This report defines the data requirements for the DESCARTES and CIDER codes.

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  • Other: DE93006342
  • Report No.: BN-SA-3679-HEDR
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 7020684
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1189950

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Miley, T.B.; Ouderkirk, S.J.; Nichols, W.E. & Eslinger, P.W. Data model description for the DESCARTES and CIDER codes, report, January 1, 1993; United States. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1189950/: accessed March 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.