Preliminary Review of Safety Assessment Issues at Savannah River Site, August 2011

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At the request of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) management, a review team composed of experts in atmospheric transport modeling for environmental radiation dose assessment convened at the Savannah River Site (SRS) on August 29-30, 2011. Several issues were presented at the meeting for discussion. This is a short summary that is organized in accordance with the primary issues discussed, which is not necessarily a chronological record. Issues include: SRS Meteorological Data and its Use in MACCS2; Deposition Velocities for Particles; Deposition Velocities for Tritium; MACCS2 Dispersion Coefficients; Use of Low Surface Roughness in Open Areas; Adequacy of Meteorological Tower ... continued below

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Napier, Bruce A.; Rishel, Jeremy P. & Bixler, Nathan E. September 19, 2011.

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At the request of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) management, a review team composed of experts in atmospheric transport modeling for environmental radiation dose assessment convened at the Savannah River Site (SRS) on August 29-30, 2011. Several issues were presented at the meeting for discussion. This is a short summary that is organized in accordance with the primary issues discussed, which is not necessarily a chronological record. Issues include: SRS Meteorological Data and its Use in MACCS2; Deposition Velocities for Particles; Deposition Velocities for Tritium; MACCS2 Dispersion Coefficients; Use of Low Surface Roughness in Open Areas; Adequacy of Meteorological Tower and Instrumentation; Displacement Height; and Validity of MACCS2 Calculations at Close-in Distances. A longer report will be issued at a later date that expands upon these topics and recommendations.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-20734
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/1027700 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1027700
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc834321

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Napier, Bruce A.; Rishel, Jeremy P. & Bixler, Nathan E. Preliminary Review of Safety Assessment Issues at Savannah River Site, August 2011, report, September 19, 2011; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834321/: accessed May 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.