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Doomsday : Britain after nuclear attack

Author: Stan Openshaw; Philip Steadman; Owen Greene
Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England : B. Blackwell, 1983.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Openshaw; Philip Steadman; Owen Greene
ISBN: 0631133933 9780631133933 0631133941 9780631133940
OCLC Number: 10950236
Description: 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Nuclear strategies --
Possible nuclear wars --
Soviet weapons and their targets --
Patterns of nuclear attack --
Estimating the effects of attack --
Immediate casualties and damage --
The aftermath of attack --
Home Office calculations of the effects of attack --
Civil defence and its effectiveness --
Appendix 1. List of targets and details of attack scenarios --
Appendix 2. Methods for calculating thermal radiant exposure levels --
Appendix 3. Method for deriving shapes and sizes of idealized fallout plumes --
Appendix 4. Modelling the build-up and radioactive decay of fallout --
Appendix 5. Casualties in Attacks A to K, by county, calculated as percentages of the pre-attack population --
Appendix 6. Approximations of Home Office blast casualty rates used in the authors' replica of the Home Office computer model.
Responsibility: Stan Openshaw, Philip Steadman, and Owen Greene.

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