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Unit 4 Nuclear Threat 4-17 UNIT 4 REVIEW This unit described the hazards and protective measures associated with a nuclear detonation. The energy yield of a nuclear explosion takes the form of blast or shock, thermal radiation and nuclear radiation. Each of these energy forms has distinct hazards. Radioactive fallout presents a potential long term hazard after
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Unformatted text preview: the immediate energy yield no longer threatens life or health. Radiological survey instruments provide the most effective way to determine exposure rates. Once an exposure rate is determined, the "7:10 Rule of Thumb" can be used to predict future exposure rates....
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