LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS


AMAD

Activity median aerodynamic diameter

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

ASME

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASQC

American Society for Quality Control


BCT

Battalion Combat Team

BRER

Board on Radiation Effects Research


C and P

Compensation and Pension

CDR

Camp Desert Rock

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CIC

Coordination and Information Center

CIRRPC

Committee on Interagency Radiation Research and Policy Coordination

CV

Coefficient of variation


DHHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DNA

Defense Nuclear Agency

DOD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DRI

Desert Research Institute

DTRA

Defense Threat Reduction Agency


EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EPR

Electron paramagnetic resonance


FBE

Film-badge equivalent

FOIA

Freedom of Information Act


GAO

General Accounting Office

GI

Gastrointestinal

GSD

Geometric standard deviation

GZ

Ground zero


ICRP

International Commission on Radiological Protection

ICRU

International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IREP

Interactive RadioEpidemiological Program


LAN

Local area network

LET

Linear energy transfer


MC

Monte Carlo

MP

Military police


NA

Not applicable

NAAV

National Association of Atomic Veterans

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NCRP

National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements



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LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AMAD Activity median aerodynamic diameter ANSI American National Standards Institute ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASQC American Society for Quality Control BCT Battalion Combat Team BRER Board on Radiation Effects Research C and P Compensation and Pension CDR Camp Desert Rock CFR Code of Federal Regulations CIC Coordination and Information Center CIRRPC Committee on Interagency Radiation Research and Policy Coordination CV Coefficient of variation DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DNA Defense Nuclear Agency DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy DRI Desert Research Institute DTRA Defense Threat Reduction Agency EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPR Electron paramagnetic resonance FBE Film-badge equivalent FOIA Freedom of Information Act GAO General Accounting Office GI Gastrointestinal GSD Geometric standard deviation GZ Ground zero ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection ICRU International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements IOM Institute of Medicine IREP Interactive RadioEpidemiological Program LAN Local area network LET Linear energy transfer MC Monte Carlo MP Military police NA Not applicable NAAV National Association of Atomic Veterans NAS National Academy of Sciences NCI National Cancer Institute NCRP National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

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NIH National Institutes of Health NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NQA Nuclear Quality Assurance NRC National Research Council NTPR Nuclear Test Personnel Review NTS Nevada Test Site NuTRIS Nuclear Test Review Information System OPHEH Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PC Probability of causation POW Prisoner of war PPG Pacific Proving Ground QA Quality assurance QC Quality control QF Quality factor Rad-safe Radiological safety RBM Red bone marrow RCT Regimental Combat Team REECO Reynolds Electrical and Engineering Company REF Radiation Effectiveness Factor SAIC Science Applications International Corporation SD Standard deviation SF Shielding factor SI Systè me International (International System) SOP Standard operating procedure TGLD Task Group on Lung Dynamics TNT Trinitrotoluene TU Task unit VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs VACO Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office VARO Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office VITAL Veterans Issue Tracking Adjudication Log UB Upper bound USC U.S. Code USMC U.S. Marine Corps USS U.S. Ship UV Ultraviolet