DOE Openness: Human Radiation Experiments: What's New
Technical Reports, 1953-1982
Originating Office: Various Y-12 departments and divisions
Finding Aids: Y-12 Mercury Task Force Database Printout; Mercury at Y-12 (Y/EX-24) Bibliography
Disposition AuthorityPermanent Collection
Series Description: This record series consists of technical reports that cover various topics relating to the lithium isotope separation and enrichment processes and the monitoring of mercury contamination. This series contains two subseries based on the following topics:
2) Monitoring of mercury contamination: This subseries includes reports on mercury discharges into the rivers and streams surrounding Y-12 and the East Fork Poplar Creek; reports on personnel exposed to mercury at various work locations in buildings 9201-4 and 9201-5; reports on design and development of instruments used in the lithium processing and monitoring for mercury contamination; reports on decontamination of buildings involved in lithium processing; incident reports involving mercury; reports on the portable mercury vapor detector; reports on mercury levels in the New Hope Pond; ecological and environmental reports on mercury; and, reports on deuterium and heavy water.
Data Elements: 1, 3, 88, 114, 115, 117, 120, 124