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effects of a nuclear explosion on records and records storage equipment

Robert J. Bascom

effects of a nuclear explosion on records and records storage equipment

Operation Teapot preliminary report

by Robert J. Bascom

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Published by National Records Management Council in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Records -- Effect of radiation on.,
  • Nuclear explosions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOperation Teapot, Nevada test site, February-May 1955, preliminary report.
    Statementby Robert J. Bascom ; technical associates, William J. Lloyd and James L. Gear.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5736 .B26 1955
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2569092M
    LC Control Number85111769

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      Because there is so little time to respond after a "dirty bomb" or nuclear emergency, it seems it would be wise to take a potassium iodide tablet after an explosion to be safe, rather than wait.   Records Storage, Security, and Organization Even with the migration to a paperless office, paper files and documents are still a large part of business workflow today. Mandated retention times for tax, insurance and legal purposes have created a need for a way for companies to store and manage inactive files : Morgan O'mara.


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Effects of a nuclear explosion on records and records storage equipment by Robert J. Bascom Download PDF EPUB FB2

From declassified documents dated February to Maythe Apple-2 shot, as part of Operation Teapot Project "Effects of Nuclear Explosion on Records and Records Storage Equipment" was staged on the Nevada Test Site to determine the effects of nuclear explosions on various types of records and record storage equipment.

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