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The scientific committees, composed of experts having detailed knowledge and competence in the particular area of the committee's interest, draft proposed recommendations. These are then submitted to the full membership of the Council for careful review and approval before being published. NCRP Commentaries NCRP commentaries are documents that provide preliminary evaluations, critiques, reviews, results of exploratory studies or extensions of previously published NCRP reports on an accelerated schedule when time for the normal Council review process is not available.

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation. 7 (United Nations, New York). C. (1986). , Burlington, North Carolina). The NCRP The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements is a nonprofit corporation chartered by Congress in 1964 to: 1. Collect, analyze, develop and disseminate in the public interest information and recommendations about (a) protection against radiation and (b) radiation measurements, quantities and units, particularly those concerned with radiation protection.

1 1 (National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Bethesda, Maryland). THOMAS, D. (1981). "Media needs and responsibhties," page 126 in The Control of Exposure of the Public to Ionizing Radiation in the Event of Accident or Attack: Session on Public Information a n d Training, NCRP Symposium Proceehngs (National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Bethesda, Maryland). UNEP (1985). United Nations Environmental Programme. 4 (United Nations Environmental Programme, Nairobi, Kenya).

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