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Abelquist, E. W. and Vitkus, T. J. "Considerations for Decommissioning Survey Technique and Implementation at Uranium and Thorium Sites." Radiation Protection Management. July/August 1997.

Frame, P.W. and Abelquist, E.W. "Use of Smears for Assessing Removable Contamination." Operational Radiation Safety, supplement to Health Phys. Vol. 76, no. 5; May 1999.

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). "Compliance Monitoring for Remediated Sites." IAEA-TECDOC-1118; October 1999. PDF

International Organization for Standardization (ISO). "Evaluation of Surface Contamination - Part 1: Beta Emitters and Alpha Emitters." ISO-7503-1; first edition; 1988.

International Organization for Standardization. "Evaluation of Surface Contamination - Part 2: Tritium Surface Contamination." ISO-7503-2; 1988.

International Organization for Standardization. "Evaluation of Surface Contamination - Part 3: Isomeric Transition and Electron Capture Emitters, Low Energy Beta-emitters." ISO-7503-3; 1996.

NUREG-1505, Rev. 1: A Nonparametric Statistical Methodology for the Design and Analysis of Final Status Decommissioning Surveys; June 1998

NUREG/CR-5849: Manual for Conducting Radiological Surveys in Support of License Termination.

NUREG-1501: Background as a Residual Radioactivity Criterion for Decomissioning, Draft Report. (7 MB)

U.S. Department of Energy. Environmental Implementation Guide for Radiological Survey Procedures.  Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Energy; February 1997.
 

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