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2015 | 60 | 4 | 943-950
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Estimation of radiation doses for transition from emergency to existing exposure situation

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The transition from emergency to existing exposure situation is an important stage in the nuclear or radiological emergency plan. It requires arrangements to be put in place and to be implemented so as to ensure that the transition is made in a coordinated and orderly manner of guidelines for adjusting the undertaken protective actions and other response actions. The delivering radiation doses to public and environmental pollution are monitoring that measurements should be implemented according to certain plan of intervention and protective actions in the different stages of the N/R accident. In this study, a computer model (RASCAL) is used to calculate the effect of severe accident could have detected on an operating nuclear power reactor PWR and the possible impact on the public. Features for the decision to implement the transition from emergency to existing exposure situation are proposed depending on the estimation of the collection of deliver exposure doses to the public and environment due to monitoring the different radiation sources resulting from the N/R accident.
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60
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4
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943-950
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published
1 - 12 - 2015
received
19 - 8 - 2013
accepted
24 - 10 - 2014
online
30 - 12 - 2015
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_1515_nuka-2015-0146
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