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Joint RGC HPS and ANS Trinity Section Meeting

SCHEMATIC OF WIPP REPOSITORY ACTINIDE SOLUBILITY AND SPECIATION IN THE WIPP TRANSURANIC REPOSITORY Donald T. Reed Team Leader, Actinide Chemistry and Repository Science Program Repository Science and Operations, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Carlsbad NM, 88220, USA News Flash: Federal panel considers salt beds for other types of nuclear waste. Scientists using research gleaned from activities at WIPP An update of research...

2013 RGC HPS Fall Dinner Meeting

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Location: Hotel Santa Fe  Address: 1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM  87501 Google Maps Social Hour:       6 pm (Cash Bar) Plated Dinner:    7 pm ($40/person) Guest Speaker:   8 pm Guest Speaker:  Barbara Hamrick, CHP – HPS President-Elect Topic: Things I Don’t Know about Epidemiology The worlds of health physics and epidemiology intersect and overlap whether talking...

Sticky: Health Physics Instrumentation Committee 2...

The Health Physics Instrumentation Committee (HPIC) is a voluntary group who have joined together to share information, documents, procedures, selection, testing, and standardization of Health Physics instruments. The 2013 annual HPIC meeting is scheduled for Monday through Wednesday October 7, 8, and 9 on the UNM Los Alamos campus in Los Alamos, NM. UNM-LA is located in the town of Los Alamos on Diamond Drive and University...

2013 Spring Technical Meeting

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Health Physics Society is excited about our upcoming 2013 Spring Technical Meeting scheduled for April 15, 2013 and invites members of the Chapter, other interested professionals and students to participate. As an extra incentive, on April 14, 2013, there will be training sessions offering continuing education credit for those certified by the ABHP or the NRRPT. The following is the preliminary...

Joint RGCHPS/Trinity Section Meeting

“Radioisotope Heat Sources for Space Missions” Speaker: David L. Armstrong, Program Manager, Space Power Systems, LANL Abstract: Radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs) have been used by the United States to provide electrical power for spacecraft since 1961. All of the RTGs that have been launched by the United States have used heat sources fueled with the Plutonium-238 isotope. Los Alamos National Laboratory is...