Accession Number : AD0780578

Title :   Response to DCPA Questions on Fallout.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : DEFENSE CIVIL PREPAREDNESS AGENCY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Greene,Jack C.

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : Contents: The portion of activity deposited in local fallout; Effects of small changes in burst height on the amount of local fallout; Effects of soil type and building material on the portion of radioactivity deposited in local fallout; The radioiodine problem--inhalation; Detection of fallout by the physical senses; Feasibility of developing fallout prediction techniques for operational applications; Radioactivity of craters of multi-megaton explosions; Interaction of simultaneous surface bursts.

Descriptors :   *Nuclear explosions, *Fallout, *Civil defense, Predictions, Radiation effects, Iodine, Reviews

Subject Categories : Civil Defense
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE