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Unformatted text preview: Miles 20 40 Test Site 10 N 10 1 100 1,000 1 mRAD/HR Miles 20 40 Test Site 10 1 m RAD/HR N 100 100 500 TEST 1 TEST 2 Effect of High-Altitude Winds on Fallout Distribution Emergency plans state that the expected time of fallout arrival will be announced during an official public warning. However, any notice of an increasing surface buildup of gritty dust and dirt should be a warning of a need for protective measures. PROTECTIVE MEASURES The previous section described the different types of hazards from a nuclear detonation. This section describes the types of protective actions one can take to minimize the harmful effects of an explosion. The protective actions against immediate blast hazards are much different than the protective measures against fallout....
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