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History of the Rocky Flats Plant: Nuclear Weapons Production Facility, Colorado, Atomic Bomb Components, Plutonium Contamination Issues, Environmental and Safety Concerns, Shutdown and Cleanup
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,610. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a thorough history of the famous nuclear weapons production facility in Colorado known as the Rocky Flats Plant. It includes events, starting in the 1930s, leading to the creation of the weapons complex and events at the site from the 1930s to the turn of the century.
Marie Curie: Radium, Polonium
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Marie Curie was one of the most remarkable scientists of the modern age. Her contributions to the study of radioactivity laid the groundwork for a generation of scientists. In this brief book, the reader is introduced, in basic terms, to Marie Curie and her life work. The book is written for the lay reader, not for someone with a science background.
Lessons from Fukushima: Relocation and Recovery from Nuclear Catastrophe - Radiological, Chernobyl, Risk Communication, Public Information, Property Compensation, Radiation Dose Range, Dosimeters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Nuclear, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the objective of this study was to assess lessons the United States can incorporate into its disaster management plans from Japan's experience managing the relocation of communities due to the widespread contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
What Is Radioactivity? The Basics
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In January of 2016, North Korea announced it had tested a hydrogen bomb. Whether or not this technology is part of the North Korean arsenal, it is part of our world. What Is Radioactivity? The Basics explains, in simple terms, the principles of the atomic and hydrogen bombs, the implications of nuclear energy and the history of atomic science. This is a remarkably easy read for the non scientist.
Fermilab Radiological Control Program Manual: ALARA, Radioactive Material Control, Waste Management, Dosimetry, Monitoring, Exposure, Health Support, Surveys, Accelerators
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This detailed manual provides vital and informative descriptions of radioactive material control, ALARA, waste management, dosimetry, monitoring, exposure, health support, surveys, and applicability to the Fermilab accelerators.
Handbook for Survival — Saving Lives During Radiation Release and Other Disasters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This is Dr. Brodsky’s 9th book with data and information for protecting health and saving lives. This information fills gaps in official homeland security preparations and will empower civilians to save their own families, not only from radiation but also from other natural disasters or terrorist events.
Actions for Survival — Saving Lives in the Immediate Hours After Release of Radioactive or Other Toxic Agents
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
This is a multilevel book that provides for the practicing professional, first responders, elected officials and decision-makers charged with the responsibility for protection of the civilian population. On its most important level, it makes available in plain language for all members of the general public the vital information necessary for survival following a nuclear terrorism event.