Technical Review of SRS Dose Reconstrruction Methods Used By CDC

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At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a subcontractor Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International, Inc.(ATL) issued a draft report estimating offsite dose as a result of Savannah River Site operations for the period 1954-1992 in support of Phase III of the SRS Dose Reconstruction Project. The doses reported by ATL differed than those previously estimated by Savannah River Site SRS dose modelers for a variety of reasons, but primarily because (1) ATL used different source terms, (2) ATL considered trespasser/poacher scenarios and (3) ATL did not consistently use site-specific parameters or correct usage parameters. The ... continued below

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Simpkins, Ali, A July 20, 2005.

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At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a subcontractor Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International, Inc.(ATL) issued a draft report estimating offsite dose as a result of Savannah River Site operations for the period 1954-1992 in support of Phase III of the SRS Dose Reconstruction Project. The doses reported by ATL differed than those previously estimated by Savannah River Site SRS dose modelers for a variety of reasons, but primarily because (1) ATL used different source terms, (2) ATL considered trespasser/poacher scenarios and (3) ATL did not consistently use site-specific parameters or correct usage parameters. The receptors with the highest dose from atmospheric and liquid pathways were within about a factor of four greater than dose values previously reported by SRS. A complete set of technical comments have also been included.

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  • Report No.: WSRC-TR-2005-00299
  • Grant Number: DE-AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/881440 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 881440
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc875311

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Simpkins, Ali, A. Technical Review of SRS Dose Reconstrruction Methods Used By CDC, report, July 20, 2005; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc875311/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.