Vocabulary Catalog List Detail - RadTown Glossary

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Terminology Services ID
RadTown Glossary
Description
Radiation-related terms that you may encounter in the RadTown USA fact sheets.
Publishing Organization
Office of Air and Radiation/Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
Last Update
April 7, 2014
 
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Term
Acute Exposure
Acute Radiation Sickness (Syndrome)
Agreement State
Alpha Particle
Ambient Air
Atom
Background Radiation
Beta Particle
Chronic Exposure
Contamination
Daughter Products
Decay
Decay Chain
Decay Products
Dirty Bomb
Dose
Dosimeter
Dosimetry
Drilling Mud
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electron
Evaporating Ponds or Pits
Exposure
Exposure Pathways
Fallout
Fission
Fusion
Gamma Rays
Geiger Counter
Half-Life
Hazardous Waste
Health Physics
Heap Leaching
High-Level Radioactive Waste
In-Situ Leaching
Ingestion
Inhalation
Ion
Ionizing Radiation
Irradiation
Isotope
Low-level Radioactive Waste
Man-made Radiation
Monitoring
mrem
Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials
Neutron
Non-Ionizing Radiation
Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Nuclear Power Plant
Nucleus
Open-pit Uranium Mining
Orphan Radioactive Source
Overburden
Photon
Pipe Scale
Produced Water
Protective Action Guide
Proton
Radiation Protection
Radioactive Materials
Radioactivity
Radiological Dispersion Device
Radionuclide
Risk
Roentgen Equivalent Man
Sealed Source
Shelter-in-place
Spent Nuclear Fuel
Tailings
Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material
Terrestrial Radiation
Transuranic Waste
Trefoil
Underground Uranium Mining
X-Rays
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