HASCAL: A system for estimating contamination and doses from incidents at worldwide radiological facilities

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HASCAL (Hazard Assessment System for Consequence Analysis), Version 0.1, is being developed to support analysis of radiological incidents anywhere in the world for Defense Nuclear Agency. HASCAL is a component of HPAC (Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability), a comprehensive nuclear, biological, and chemical hazard effects planning and forecasting modeling system. HASCAL estimates the amount of radioactivity released, its atmospheric transport, and the resulting radiological doses for a variety of radiological incident scenarios. HASCAL is based on RASCAL (Radiological assessment System Consquence Analysis), which was developed for US NRC for analysis of US power reactor accidents. HASCAL contains addtions of an ... continued below

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Sjoreen, A.L. & Sykes, R.I. December 31, 1995.

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HASCAL (Hazard Assessment System for Consequence Analysis), Version 0.1, is being developed to support analysis of radiological incidents anywhere in the world for Defense Nuclear Agency. HASCAL is a component of HPAC (Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability), a comprehensive nuclear, biological, and chemical hazard effects planning and forecasting modeling system. HASCAL estimates the amount of radioactivity released, its atmospheric transport, and the resulting radiological doses for a variety of radiological incident scenarios. HASCAL is based on RASCAL (Radiological assessment System Consquence Analysis), which was developed for US NRC for analysis of US power reactor accidents. HASCAL contains addtions of an atmospheric transport model (SCIPUFF) and of a database of all power reactors in the world. Enhancements to HASCAL are planned.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96008640

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  • 5. ANS topical meeting on emergency preparedness and response, Savannah, GA (United States), 18-21 Apr 1995

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  • Report No.: CONF-950430--14
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 218878
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668200

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Sjoreen, A.L. & Sykes, R.I. HASCAL: A system for estimating contamination and doses from incidents at worldwide radiological facilities, article, December 31, 1995; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668200/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.