Technical basis for dose reconstruction

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The purpose of this paper is to consider two general topics: technical considerations of why dose-reconstruction studies should or should not be performed and methods of dose reconstruction. The first topic is of general and growing interest as the number of dose-reconstruction studies increases, and one asks the question whether it is necessary to perform a dose reconstruction for virtually every site at which, for example, the Department of Energy (DOE) has operated a nuclear-related facility. And there is the broader question of how one might logically draw the line at performing or not performing dose-reconstruction (radiological and chemical) studies ... continued below

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Anspaugh, L.R. January 31, 1996.

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The purpose of this paper is to consider two general topics: technical considerations of why dose-reconstruction studies should or should not be performed and methods of dose reconstruction. The first topic is of general and growing interest as the number of dose-reconstruction studies increases, and one asks the question whether it is necessary to perform a dose reconstruction for virtually every site at which, for example, the Department of Energy (DOE) has operated a nuclear-related facility. And there is the broader question of how one might logically draw the line at performing or not performing dose-reconstruction (radiological and chemical) studies for virtually every industrial complex in the entire country. The second question is also of general interest. There is no single correct way to perform a dose-reconstruction study, and it is important not to follow blindly a single method to the point that cheaper, faster, more accurate, and more transparent methods might not be developed and applied.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96012155

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  • 31. annual meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP), Arlington, VA (United States), 12-13 Apr 1995

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  • Other: DE96012155
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--123714
  • Report No.: CONF-950408--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 266654
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668922

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Anspaugh, L.R. Technical basis for dose reconstruction, article, January 31, 1996; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668922/: accessed May 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.