Variations in environmental tritium doses due to meteorological data averaging and uncertainties in pathway model parameters

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The objectives of this research are: (1) to calculate and compare off site doses from atmospheric tritium releases at the Savannah River Site using monthly versus 5 year meteorological data and annual source terms, including additional seasonal and site specific parameters not included in present annual assessments; and (2) to calculate the range of the above dose estimates based on distributions in model parameters given by uncertainty estimates found in the literature. Consideration will be given to the sensitivity of parameters given in former studies.

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Kock, A. May 1, 1996.

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The objectives of this research are: (1) to calculate and compare off site doses from atmospheric tritium releases at the Savannah River Site using monthly versus 5 year meteorological data and annual source terms, including additional seasonal and site specific parameters not included in present annual assessments; and (2) to calculate the range of the above dose estimates based on distributions in model parameters given by uncertainty estimates found in the literature. Consideration will be given to the sensitivity of parameters given in former studies.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97053618

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  • Other: DE97053618
  • Report No.: DOE/OR/00033--T741
  • Grant Number: AC05-76OR00033
  • DOI: 10.2172/658260 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 658260
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc707530

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Kock, A. Variations in environmental tritium doses due to meteorological data averaging and uncertainties in pathway model parameters, report, May 1, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc707530/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.