Radiological Survey and Monitoring Instrumentation

  • Robert Prince


The measurement of in plant radiation fields is one of the most important aspects of a LWR radiation protection program. Radiation areas must be identified in a timely manner, with both the extent and magnitude of radiation areas properly characterized. Accurate dose rate information must be obtained to assess pre-job dose estimates and to support dose mitigation efforts (e.g., the placement of temporary shielding). All these aspects are crucial in ensuring the radiological safety of employees and in minimizing unplanned radiation exposure events.


Dose Rate Radiation Level Plant Area Airborne Contamination Proportional Detector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Prince
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  1. 1.US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Marquis One TowerAtlantaUSA

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