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Handling of radiation accidents 1977

proceedings of a Symposium on the Handling of Radiation Accidents

by Symposium on the Handling of Radiation Accidents Vienna 1977.

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear industry -- Accidents -- Congresses,
  • Nuclear industry -- Safety measures -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementjointly organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and held in Vienna, 28 February-4 March 1977.
    SeriesProceedings series - International Atomic Energy Agency, Proceedings series (International Atomic Energy Agency)
    ContributionsInternational Atomic Energy Agency., OECD Nuclear Energy Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9152 .S92 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination591 p. :
    Number of Pages591
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4295053M
    ISBN 10920020077X
    LC Control Number78323013


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