radiological survey


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radiological survey

The directed effort to determine the distribution and dose rates of radiation in an area.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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According to wikipedi.org, radiological survey meters were developed in the 1950s, when the Cold War had Americans worried about the threat of a nuclear attack.
Even though radioactive waste was dumped at the Tonawanda Landfill over many years, it was not discovered until the early 1990s, when the Department of Energy conducted a radiological survey.
"The falsification of radiological survey records is of particular concern to the NRC because the actions of the employees were deliberate," Dapas wrote.

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