Fallout, Radiation Standards, and Countermeasures: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Research, Development, and Radiation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-eighth Congress, First Session, Part 2
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963 - Radiation - 1296 pages
Examines amount of nuclear testing fallout radiation in the atmosphere and its effect on humans and agriculture, and considers measures to combat fallout and its effects. Includes HEW report, "Review of Radionuclides in the Food Chain," by James G. Terrill, Jr., June 3, 1963. (p. 71-201), v.1. Includes AEC report, "Iodine-131 in Fresh Milk and Human Thyroids Following a Single Deposition of Nuclear Test Fallout," June 1, 1963 (p. 915-1075); and Milk Industry Foundation report, "Radioactive Fallout, A Manual for the Fluid Milk Industry" (p. 1201-1267), v.2.
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