Chapter 4. Nuclear Countermeasures and Nuclear Security

  1. Larry A. Burchfield President Chief Executive Officer

Published Online: 16 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch4

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

How to Cite

Burchfield, L. A. (2009) Nuclear Countermeasures and Nuclear Security, in Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch4

Author Information

  1. Radiochemistry Society, Richland, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471793335

Online ISBN: 9780470495780

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Keywords:

  • nuclear countermeasures and nuclear security;
  • Atomic Energy Act and atomic authorization;
  • meeting global needs for energy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Security of Radiation Sources

  • Atomic Authorization

  • Safety of Radiation Sources

  • Enforcing International Standards of Safety

  • Meeting Global Needs for Energy

  • Difficulties of Radioactive Disposal

  • A Radiation Role Model

  • Nuclear Applications to Increase Public Safety and National Security

  • Current Nuclear and Radiation Countermeasures