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Nuclear professionals move in the direction of danger – a photo story

Sample Collection – Fallout debris decays rapidly within days or even hours shortly after detonation. Early samples contain more quickly-decaying isotopes that may have high value to nuclear forensic analysis. The specialized and well-exercised sampling team includes evidence collection specialists, nuclear scientists, communications specialists, hazardous material officers, health physicists and medical personnel. NDT-2 soldiers, Staff Sgt. Maliek Kearney and Sgt. Danielle Doucette, transfer a sample from a hand-held vacuum into a container while DOE’s Ruth Anne Sorter, a health physicist technician, observes.



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This work, Nuclear professionals move in the direction of danger – a photo story [Image 6 of 10], by LTC Carol McClelland, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.28.2012

Date Posted:08.10.2012 11:19

Photo ID:642799

VIRIN:120728-A-#####-193

Resolution:4000x3000

Size:2.21 MB

Location:MADISON, IN, USGlobe

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