Request for MARSSIM Revision Input
What is MARSSIM?
MARSSIM stands for the Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual. MARSSIM was jointly created by the DoD, DOE, EPA, and NRC to provide guidance to federal agencies, states, site owners, and contractors on how to prove that their site meets a radiation standard.
Why revise MARSSIM?
The state of the science in radiation measurement has improved and the type and number of radiation measurement methods have increased since MARSSIM was first issued in 1997. In addition, "lessons learned" over the past thirteen years of use have yielded improvements to the MARSSIM process.
What revisions are currently planned?
The MARSSIM Workgroup plans to include the following:
Why seek additional input for the revisions?
Obtaining input from MARSSIM users across the country and from all parts of the MARSSIM process will help refine planned revisions and provide ideas for needed new improvements.
How can I provide input?
You can provide input one of three ways:
Where can I get additional information?
Updates on the MARSSIM Revisions will be posted to the official MARSSIM Web site: http://www.epa.gov/radiation/marssim/. Feedback on the comments received will be posted as part of the Federal Register Notice announcing the availability of MARSSIM, Revision 2.
This page was last updated on September 11, 2012