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A dirty bomb attack centered on downtown Los Angeles' financial district could severely impact the region's economy to the tune of nearly $16 billion, fueled primarily by psychological effects that could persist for a decade.
New Mobile Contamination Characterization Center provides superior population monitoring for radiological emergency response. Springfield, MA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Local and regional governments are increasingly interested in developing processes to care for citizens in the event that a natural disaster affecting a nuclear facility or a nuclear terrorist situation should occur.
A new disaster preparedness tool from Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate calculates casualty estimates.
System Would Safely Detect Ionization of Air Surrounding Containers Holding Radioactive Material COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The shipment of cargo containers is a critical component of international trade and plays a fundamental role in the global economy.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have proposed a scheme for detecting a concealed source of radioactive material without searching containers one by one.
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Dec.
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Nukepills.com today announced the addition of the new Dirty Bomb Emergency Kit to its line of radiation emergency preparedness products.
NORWALK, Conn., Aug.
NORWALK, Conn., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Defentect today announced its integration partner Median Communications has been awarded a contract to install a Defentect(TM) gamma radiation detection system at Offutt Air Force Base to secure base aircraft hangars and flight lines.
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