Radiological Disaster Simulators for Field and Aerial Measurements

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Simulators have been developed to dramatically improve the fidelity of play for field monitors and aircraft participating in radiological disaster drills and exercises. Simulated radiological measurements for the current Global Positioning System (GPS) location are derived from realistic models of radiological consequences for accidents and malicious acts. The aerial version outputs analog pulses corresponding to the signal that would be produced by various NaI (Tl) detectors at that location. The field monitor version reports the reading for any make/model of survey instrument selected. Position simulation modes are included in the aerial and field versions. The aerial version can generate a ... continued below

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Clark, H. W., Jr. November 1, 2002.

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Simulators have been developed to dramatically improve the fidelity of play for field monitors and aircraft participating in radiological disaster drills and exercises. Simulated radiological measurements for the current Global Positioning System (GPS) location are derived from realistic models of radiological consequences for accidents and malicious acts. The aerial version outputs analog pulses corresponding to the signal that would be produced by various NaI (Tl) detectors at that location. The field monitor version reports the reading for any make/model of survey instrument selected. Position simulation modes are included in the aerial and field versions. The aerial version can generate a flight path based on input parameters or import an externally generated sequence of latitude and longitude coordinates. The field version utilizes a map-based point and click/drag interface to generate individual or a sequence of evenly spaced instrument measurements.

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  • Health Physics Aspects of Homeland Security and Emergency Response, San Antonio, TX (US), 01/19/2003--01/22/2003

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  • Report No.: DOE/NV/11718--735
  • Grant Number: AC08-96NV11718
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 804454
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc737803

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Clark, H. W., Jr. Radiological Disaster Simulators for Field and Aerial Measurements, article, November 1, 2002; Nevada. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc737803/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.