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Summary of Available Data on the Strontium 90 Content of Foods and of Total Diets in the United States
From Present Programs: "There has been a gradual expansion of the Sr^90 food analysis program to include vegetable foods and finally entire diets. In some cases the analyses have also been extended to other nuclides but these data are so limited that they will not be emphasized in this report. It is expected that considerable data on Ra^226 and other naturally occurring radionuclides will be generated in coming year."
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: June 1, 1960 - September 1, 1960
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Summary of Gummed Film Results Through December, 1959
From Abstract: "The data for gummed film fallout measurements through December 1959 are reported. The bulk of the report consists of summary tables for each gummed film station listing the monthly estimates of strontium 90 deposition and infinity gamma dose."
Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, January 1, 1960
From Abstract: "This report is one of the a sequence of quarterly reports, each designed to up-date its predecessor beginning with HASL-42, "Environmental Contamination from Weapon Tests." Herein are presented data accrued since HASL-69. Plutonium-239 and cesium-137 levels in human tissue and other biological materials are also presented."
Symposium on Occupational Health Experience and Practices in the Uranium Industry
A Summary of Fifteen Years of Experience with Dust Problems in the Refining and Fabrication of Uranium: "This paper concerns chronic exposure to uranium dust in one part of the uranium industry, dealing only with natural uranium or uranium hexafluoride."
Nuclear Safety in Manufacturing Plants
From Introduction: "In the following pages are summarized the factors which influence neutron economy and which, therefore, are important in nuclear safety."
Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, October 1, 1959
From Introduction: "Quarterly summary reports are prepared by the Health and Safety Laboratory (HASL) with the objective of presenting a current picture of the Strontium Program. This report, which up-dates HASL-65, presents data routinely reported by the Analytical Division of the Health and Safety Laboratory and its contractor laboratories - Nuclear Science and Engineering Corporation, Isotopes, Incorporated, Radiochemistry, Incorporated, and Tracelab, Incorporated. In addition, this issue includes data submitted by the U.S. Public Health Service, the Naval Research Laboratory, the Lamont Geological Observatory, and the Medical Laboratory of the National Defense Research Council ToNoOo - Netherlands."
Further Investigations of Natural Environmental Radiation
Report documenting the investigation of cosmic and terrestrial background radiation. "Remeasurements in many locations furnished estimates of dosimetric increase in terrestrial levels due to fallout. Radiation measurement sin residential dwellings in he New York metropolitan areas are described" (p. 1).
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: March 1, 1960 - June 1, 1960
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, May 29, 1959
From Abstract: "This report is one of a sequence of quarterly reports, each designed to up-date its predecessor beginning with HASL-42, "Environmental Contamination from Weapon Tests". Herein are presented data which have accrued since HASL-55. Levels of strontinum-90 in fallout, milk, air, water, vegetation, foods, and bone are given, based on data available from February 1, 1959 to May 20, 1959."
The Boundary Effect on Gamma-Ray Transport From a Point Source
Report measuring the density interface effect on gamma-ray intensities resulting from a point source. Results suggested a phenomenological representation to describe the behavior.
Flight Data and Results of Radiochemical Analyses of Filter Samples Collected During 1961 and 1962
Report containing "flight data and (...) results of radiochemical analyses of stratospheric and tropospheric air filter samples collected during Project Star Dust. This report contains data for samples collected during June 1961 to December 1962, the first year and a half of the project" (p. 2).
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: December 1, 1964 - March 1, 1965
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: March 1, 1965 - June 1, 1965
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: September 1, 1964 - December 1, 1964
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Carbon-14 Measurements in the Atmosphere - 1953 to 1964
Report regarding a program that measured carbon-14 that was released into the atmosphere above the United States via nuclear testing.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: March 1, 1964 - June 1, 1964
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
A Procedure to Determine the Relative Extent of Reactor Fission Product Releases Under Various Meteorological Conditions
From Abstract and Introduction: "A procedure for the application of these programs and graphs to the review and evaluation of reactor safety problems is presented. The purpose of this work is to present of the subsequent meteorological considerations suitable for review and analysis using a small digital computer."
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: June 1, 1964 - September 1, 1964
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Determination of Energy Distribution of X-Ray Beams From a 250 KV Constant Potential Machine
Report that describes experiments undertaken to determine the energy distribution of x-rays at the Health and Safety Laboratory following the installation of a 250 kV x-ray machine.
The HASL Surface Air Sampling Program Summary Report For 1963
Report that summarizes the first year of the Surface Air Sampling Program, including the results of analyzing 1,700 air filter samples and 400 precipitation samples.
Spectrometric Techniques for Measuring Environmental Gamma Radiation
From Introduction: "We discuss in detail the equipment, calibration procedures, and techniques used to analyze the spectra, present evidence to substantiate the validity of the dose rate estimates, and examine several problems associated with field measurements, in particular the effects of radon migration from the soil, soil moisture, and fallout."
Operational Safety Evaluation of Remote Reactor Plants
From Introduction: "In this report, the authors describe in some detail their experiences and procedures in evaluating the PM-1 and PM-3A and discuss major malfunctions of these reactors and corrective actions taken."
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: December 1, 1962 - March 1, 1963
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: March 1, 1963 - June 1, 1963
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Preselect Address Unit for the IBM 1620 Computer
From Abstract: "A device is described which permits the user to stop an IBM 1620 Computer at any preselected instruction address to aid in program debugging. Computer timing considerations are discussed and a circuit description is provided."
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: September 1, 1963 - December 1, 1963
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Determination of Beryllium in Urine by Ion Exchange Separation and Fluorimetric Measurement
Report containing a method for the determination of beryllium in urine samples. Contains the necessary materials, apparatus, and reagents, as well as the procedure and its results.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: December 1, 1963 - March 1, 1964
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: June 1, 1963 - September 1, 1963
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Aerosol Penetration Through 9 Mil HV-70 Filter Paper With and Without Pinholes
Report studying the differences in the penetrative abilities of "two polydispersed dioctylphthalate aerosols of different particle size distribution through 9 mil HV-70 type filter paper with and without pinholes" (p. iii).
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: June 1, 1961 - September 1, 1961
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: September 1, 1961 - December 1, 1961
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
The Effect of Noise on Pulse Height Resolution
Report wherein "[a] statistical study of base line fluctuations is used to relate noise measurements with the resolution spread of a pulse height analysis system. The resolution is inversely proportional to the signal-to-noise ratio. The proportionality constant is derived on the basis of a normal amplitude distribution for noise. A review of noise measuring techniques is given and adapted for use with electronic voltmeters. The form factors required to interpret meter readings in terms of the RMS value of noise are described" (p. 1).
Ionization Chambers for Environmental Radiation Measurements
From Introduction: "In this report, a detailed description will be given of each of the ionization chambers used, including in each case a discussion of the methods of calibration and of techniques utilized in inferring dose readings."
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: September 1, 1960 - December 1, 1960
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: December 1, 1960 - March 1, 1961
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: March 1, 1961 - June 1, 1961
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Preparation of Etched Circuits for Laboratory Use
From Introduction: "The method developed at the Health and Safety Laboratory for producing etched circuits for use in research and development is described in this report in detail."
Pulse Amplifiers Using Transistor Circuits
From Introduction: "The high frequency response remains important even when pulse shaping is introduced. Pulse shaping is used to improve the time resolution of the system, to minimize overload distortion, or to facilitate the action of discriminating and recording circuits. The amplifier response may be optimized by such shaping, but in general the overall characteristics will be fixed by the particular detector system."
Beta and Gamma Dose Rates From Terrestrially Distributed Sources
Report that examines the dose rate of radiation in the air and in a test subject due to radioactive materials (uranium, thorium, and potassium) that are present in the ground. The test subject in these experiments is a water cylinder that is meant to receive radiation in a manner similar to a person.
Health Protection in Beryllium Facilities Summary of Ten Years of Experience
From Introduction: "The purpose of this report is to summarize the information gathered during the design and operation of these facilities so that it may be used in providing for the safe handling of beryllium materials."
Transistorization of Nuclear Counting Circuits
From Abstract: "The advantage of long operational life, low power drain and miniaturization may be realized in nuclear counting circuits through the use of transistors. The disadvantage of instability, due to the effects of temperature change in the transistor, may be minimized in counting circuit designs. Representative circuits of a binary stage, amplitude discriminator, one shot multivibrator, and ratemeters are included. These were designed using the criteria of an minimum Beta and a maximum Ico."
Strontium Program: Quarterly Summary Report, November 19, 1958
From Abstract: "This report up-dates certain sections of HASL-42, "Environmental Contamination from Weapon Tests". In particular, the levels of Strontium-90 in fallout, milk, tap water, air, and soil are included for data available up to November 1, 1958."
A System for the Automatic Computation of Disintegration Rates From Radiochemical Data
From Abstract: "Automatic computation of these general formulas from raw data and procedures for their adaption to a number of specific analyses are described."
External Environmental Radiation Measurements in the United States
Report regarding ion chamber measurements made of the external environmental radiation in various location in the United States during the summer of 1957.
The HASL Bone Program 1961-1964
Report documenting the measuring of strontium-90 levels contained in the bones of children and adults of various age brackets across the United States.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: June 1, 1962 - September 1, 1962
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Health and Safety Laboratory Fallout Program Quarterly Summary Report: March 1, 1962 - June 1, 1962
Report that summarizes multiple laboratories' reports on global fallout deposition. Reports include data on Strontium-90 deposition recorded by the Health and Safety Laboratory, data from other laboratories, related interpretive reports, and recent publications related to fallout.
Energy Dependence Determinations in the 60-180 KeV Range with an X-Ray Machine of Varying Output
Report covering a Victoreen Cavity Chamber which utilizes filtered beams from a 250 KVP, Ox 250 General Electric pulsating industrial X-ray machine. The facility, equipment, and procedure is described.