Accession Number : ADA306360

Title :   For the Record - A History of the Nuclear Test Personnel Review Program, 1978 - 1993.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 21 Feb 85-30 Sep 93,

Corporate Author : JAYCOR VIENNA VA

Personal Author(s) : Gladeck, F. ; Johnson, A.

PDF Url : ADA306360

Report Date : 01 MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 237

Abstract : This volume is a history of the Nuclear Test Personnel Review (NTPR) program from 1978 through September 30, 1993. It identifies the origins, missions, and historical evolution of the effort, focusing on the contributions of the Defense Nuclear Agency, the NTPR teams, the Veterans Administration, and the Department of Energy. In addition, the narrative describes U.S. nuclear operations, including weapons testing and the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, personnel participation in those operations, and radiation safety measures. The report also discusses radiation dose determination and medical studies of potential dose effects.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR WARFARE, *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, *RADIATION DOSAGE, *RADIATION INJURIES, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, HEALTH, AIRBURST, EXPLOSION EFFECTS, NUCLEAR RADIATION, JAPAN, HISTORY, IONIZING RADIATION, RADIATION EFFECTS, RADIATION SICKNESS.

Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Nuclear Warfare
      Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE