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Role of space monitoring for detection of accidents at radiation-dangerous objects
Author(s): Valeri G. Gnedenko
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Paper Abstract

Main problems of observation of radiation-dangerous objects are considered. The experience of use of various detectors for observation of the accident at the Chernobyl NPP is presented. General task comes to constant monitoring of the radiation-dangerous objects using special equipment that is capable to ensure fixing any geometric change of the object and its external state with resolution 10...15 m, generation of the dust cloud, and direction and speed of movement of this cloud. This problem may be solved using a group of small low orbit satellites that provide multispectral optical, radar, and lidar monitoring.

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Date Published: 11 August 1997
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3200, Third Conference on Photonic Systems for Ecological Monitoring, (11 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.284752
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Valeri G. Gnedenko, Kurchatov Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3200:
Third Conference on Photonic Systems for Ecological Monitoring
Milos Klima; Yuri A. Kuznetsov; Victor A. Shilin, Editor(s)

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