Chernobyl and Goiânia lessons for responding to radiological terrorism.

@article{Steinhausler2005ChernobylAG,
  title={Chernobyl and Goi{\^a}nia lessons for responding to radiological terrorism.},
  author={Friedrich Steinhausler},
  journal={Health physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={566-74}
}
The deployment of a radiological dispersal device (RDD) is likely to result in relatively low radiation exposure of the targeted population, insufficient to cause a severe radiation detriment. Nevertheless, due to atmospheric dispersion of the radioactive material, an urban area equaling several city blocks could be affected. The current knowledge base concerning the response to radiological terrorism, focusing mainly on environmental cleanup and site recovery (CSR) of areas with radioactive… CONTINUE READING

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