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Commercial radioactive sources surveying the security risks by Ferguson, Charles D.

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Published by Monterey Institute of International Studies, Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, Calif .
Written in English


  • Nuclear industry -- Security measures.,
  • Radioactive substances -- Safety measures.,
  • Radioisotopes -- Safety measures.

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Edition Notes

StatementCharles D. Ferguson, Tahseen Kazi, Judith Perera.
SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 11, Occasional paper (Monterey Institute of International Studies. Center for Nonproliferation Studies) ;, no. 11.
ContributionsKazi, Tahseen, Bīrīrā, Jūdīth., Monterey Institute of International Studies. Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
LC ClassificationsHD9698.A2 .F47 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 66, [7] p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3778443M
ISBN 101885350066
LC Control Number2003545249

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