ASTM WK40300

    New Guide for Rapid Sequential Alpha Spectrometric Determination of Isotopes of Americium, Curium, Plutonium, and Uranium in Environmental Soil Samples

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D19.04 | Committee D19 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    The determination of alpha emitting isotopes of uranium, plutonium, americium and curium in environmental vegetation samples in the range of 0.01 Bq/g or greater.

    Need for rapid response to a radiological incident. Current methods not available or adequate. For use by government and commercial laboratories.


    Americium, Curium, Plutonium, Uranium, alpha spectrometry, soil, rapid.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Sherrod Maxwell

    Draft Under Development