Radioactive-waste disposal in the ocean
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Radioactive-waste disposal in the ocean recommendations of the National Committee on Radiation Protection. by National Committee on Radiation Protection and Measurements (U.S.)

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Published by NBS in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Radioactive waste disposal.

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Edition Notes

With: Control and removal of radioactive contamination ... / U.S. N.C.R.P.M. Washington, D.C. : NBS, 195l.

SeriesNCRP report -- no. 16., National Bureau of Standards handbook -- 58.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14224493M

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