ARAC system

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In spite of the remarkable safety record of the nuclear industry as a whole, recent public concern over the potential impact of the industry's accelerated growth has prompted ERDA to expand its emergency response procedures. The Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability, ARAC, is a computer communications system designed to enhance the existing emergency response capability of ERDA nuclear facilities. ARAC will add at least two new functions to this capability: centralized, real-time data acquisition and storage, and simulation of the long range atmospheric transport of hazardous materials. To perform these functions, ARAC employs four major sub-systems or facilities: the site facility, ... continued below

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Kelly, M.F. & Wyman, R.H. December 10, 1975.

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In spite of the remarkable safety record of the nuclear industry as a whole, recent public concern over the potential impact of the industry's accelerated growth has prompted ERDA to expand its emergency response procedures. The Atmospheric Release Advisory Capability, ARAC, is a computer communications system designed to enhance the existing emergency response capability of ERDA nuclear facilities. ARAC will add at least two new functions to this capability: centralized, real-time data acquisition and storage, and simulation of the long range atmospheric transport of hazardous materials. To perform these functions, ARAC employs four major sub-systems or facilities: the site facility, the central facility, the global weather center and the regional model. The system has been under development for the past two years at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory of the University of California. (auth)

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  • 9. Hawaii international conference on system sciences, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America (USA), 6 Jan 1976

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  • Report No.: UCRL--77572
  • Report No.: CONF-760105--1
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4094309
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc864979

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Kelly, M.F. & Wyman, R.H. ARAC system, article, December 10, 1975; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc864979/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.