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Initial Nuclear Radiation

Nuclear radiation (essentially neutrons and gamma rays) emitted from the fireball and the cloud column during the first minute after a nuclear (or atomic) explosion. The time limit of one minute is set, somewhat arbitrarily, as that required for the source of part of the radiations (fission products, etc., in the radioactive cloud) to attain such a height that only insignificant amounts of radiation reach the earth's surface.

Convention on Nuclear SafetyOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/treati...)
Effects of Nuclear WeaponsOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Effects of Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear RadiationOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Effects/effects14....)

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Nuclear Weapon Effects
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