LRAD surface monitoring results at TA-21

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In August/September 1994, NIS-6 personnel used LRAD soil surface monitor technology to characterize the extent of alpha contamination on the surface of a parking lot adjacent to TA-21, LANL, known as Material Disposal Area B. This report documents that monitoring. Based on this survey, there is no reason for concern about significant contamination in the parking area as a whole, although unexpected small hot spots could exist between the grid points where monitoring was performed. However, the grouping of high readings on the east side of the parking area does point to possible contamination at the level of 100 dpm/100 ... continued below

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Bounds, J. A. July 1, 1995.

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In August/September 1994, NIS-6 personnel used LRAD soil surface monitor technology to characterize the extent of alpha contamination on the surface of a parking lot adjacent to TA-21, LANL, known as Material Disposal Area B. This report documents that monitoring. Based on this survey, there is no reason for concern about significant contamination in the parking area as a whole, although unexpected small hot spots could exist between the grid points where monitoring was performed. However, the grouping of high readings on the east side of the parking area does point to possible contamination at the level of 100 dpm/100 cm{sup 2} or less (above background). Further monitoring or remediation of this area seems appropriate. In addition, because this was an alpha survey, one cannot rule out contamination under the asphalt or possibly between layers if it was paved more than once.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95014014

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  • Other: DE95014014
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-1342
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/86999 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 86999
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc792716

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Bounds, J. A. LRAD surface monitoring results at TA-21, report, July 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc792716/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.