ERIC Number: ED115466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Radiological Defense. Planning and Operations Guide. Revised.
Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
This guide is a reprint of published and draft materials from the Federal Civil Defense Guide. This guide is intended to assist the student in planning, developing, implementing and operating a local, county, or state radiological defense (RADEF) system. The state and local radiological defense program objectives are to create an effective and operationally ready radiological monitoring, reporting and evaluating system required to provide accurate and timely information on the extent, intensity and duration of radiological fallout hazards that could result from a nuclear attack. The guide contains the following chapters: (1) RADEF fundamentals (knowledge concerning fallout; (2) RADEF plans and organizations; (3) Implementation of RADEF plans including emergency operating center functions; (4) Monitoring and survey procedures; (5) Radiological reporting procedures; (6) Application of meteorological data to RADEF; (7) Instrumentation, maintenance and calibration; (8) Radiological equipment available to states for civil defense purposes; (9) Handbook for radiological monitors; (10) Peacetime radiological incidents; (11) Fallout Directory; and (12) Decontamination and related countermeasures. (LS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.