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NKS Programme Area:NKS-B
Research Area:Measurement Strategy, technology and QA
Report Number:NKS-15
Report Title:RESUME 99. Rapid Environmental Surveying Using Mobile Equipment
Activity Acronym:BOK-1
Authors:Simon Karlsson, Hans Mellander, Jonas Lindgren, Robert Finck, Bent Lauritzen
Abstract:This report describes the exercise RESUME 99 that took place in the surroundings of Gävle in Sweden, September 6-9, 1999. The exercise was a part of the project BOK-1.2, Mobile measurements and measurement strategies, within the NKS research program for 1998-2001. RESUME 99 was primarily aimed at testing mobile gamma spectrometry with systems carried by cars, but also in situ measurements were carried out during the exercise. In the exercise, the activity levels of 137Cs stemming from the Chernobyl accident in 1986 was measured and mapped. The objectives of the exercise were to train participating teams in measuring, to test co-operation for nuclear emergency preparedness, and to prepare for a larger European exercise in 2001. Another objective of the exercise was to integrate the carborne gamma-ray survey with recent airborne gamma-ray survey measurements of the area. The exercise generated a substantial database that can be used for further research in this field. Several interesting features were included in the RESUME 99 exercise, such as advanced on-site processing of data and direct presentation of results on an exercise web site. This report describes the planning, preparation and execution of the exercise, the participating teams, and results that was presented during the exercise.
Publication date:01 Aug 2000
ISBN:ISBN: 87-7893-065-0
Number of downloads:3537
Download:pdf NKS-15.pdf
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