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Journal, Vol. 81, No. 6, December 2001
A glass button found near ground zero at Hiroshima contains neutron-induced fission tracks because of its uranium content of 0.44 ppm. Exposure of the smaller fragments to neutrons in a reactor gave a calibration for finding the fluence on August 6, 1945, and at the same time it colored the glass a deep blue. See article by R. L. Fleischer et al. on page 719 for more information.

Contents of December 2001, Volume 81, Number 6

AWARDS

2001 Founders Award-J. Newell Stannard — Citation by Kathleen Dinnel-Jones

2001 Founders Award-Paul L. Ziemer — Citation by Mack L. Richard

2001 Elda E. Anderson Award-Tsz-Yik Edmond Hu — Citation by Darrell R. Fisher

2001 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award-John H. Hubbell — Citation by Kathryn H. Pryor

2001 Outstanding Science Teacher Award-Michael A. Mocherman — Citation by Kathleen M. Hintenlang

2001 Robley D. Evans Commemorative Medal-Allen Brodsky — Citation by Neil M. Barss

2001 Health Physics Society Fellow Members and Student Awards

2001 William B. McAdams Outstanding Service Award-George J. Vargo, Jr. — Citation by Kathryn H. Pryor

National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists Arthur F. Humm, Jr., Memorial Award-Paul W. Harvey — Citation by Don W. Marshall

EDITORIAL

Soft Proofing — Michael T. Ryan

NEWS ON THE NET

Travel — Bruce Busby

GUEST EDITORIAL

Special Issue on Litigation — Bruce Busby

LITIGATION

The Whistleblower Implications of Radiation Injury Lawsuits: Lessons Learned from In Re McCafferty — Charles F. Rysavy and J. Wylie Donald

Radiation Litigation and the Nuclear Industry-The Experience in the United Kingdom — William J. Leigh and Richard Wakeford

Spread of 60Co Contaminated Steel and Its Legal Consequences in Taiwan — Jau-Yuan Hwang, Joseph B. H. Chang, and Wushou P. Chang

The Role of the Radiation Safety Specialist as Witness: Risk Communication with Attorneys, Judges, and Jurors — Raymond H. Johnson, Jr.

Application of the Supreme Court's Daubert Criteria in Radiation Litigation — Steven E. Merwin, Dade W. Moeller, William E. Kennedy, Jr., and Matthew P. Moeller

Admissibilty of Scientific Evidence Post-Daubert — Jeff Masten and Jadwiga "Jodi" Strzelczyk

Pre-Litigation Strategies-Gathering and Preserving Documentary Evidence — G. D. Richmond, P. D. Robinson, and S. L. Trubatch

REVIEW ARTICLES

Review of 239Pu and 226Ra Effects in Beagles — R. D. Lloyd, G. N. Taylor, S. C. Miller, F. W. Bruenger, and W. S. S. Jee

PAPERS

Radionuclides in Peconic River Fish, Mussels, and Sediments — Andrew Rapiejko, Robert Rosson, Jeffrey Lahr, Ramon Garcia, and Bernd Kahn

Non-Invasive Measurement of Water Content in Lung Phantom by Neutrons: Latest Improvements to the Technique — F. Campi and F. Dionigi

An Evaluation of Germanium Detectors Employed for the Measurement of Radionuclides Deposited in Lungs Using an Experimental and Monte Carlo Approach — Joel L. Webb and Gary H. Kramer

NOTES

Hiroshima Neutron Fluence on a Glass Button from Near Ground Zero — R. L. Fleischer, S. Fujita, and M. Hoshi

222Rn Concentration in Ground Waters of Coastal Karnataka and Kaiga of South West Coast of India — H. M. Mahesh, D. N. Avadhani, N. Karunakara, H. M. Somashekarappa, Y. Narayana, and K. Siddappa

CORRESPONDENCE

Radon Health Spas — Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Response to Eichholz — J. Huber and O. Ennemoser

Public Involvement in Science and Decision Making? — Steve Tarlton

Response to Tarlton — Reviewed by John E. Till

OTHER CONTENT

News and Notices

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

List of 2000-2001 Journal Reviewers

List of Contents for Volume 81

Author Index for Volume 81

Subject Index for Volume 81

ORS Author Index for Volume 80 and 81

ORS Subject Index for Volume 80 and 81

Author Guidelines

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