The Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Assessment of Materials and Equipment (MARSAME) manual provides technical information on survey approaches to determine proper disposition of materials and equipment (M&E). MARSAME is a supplement to the Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM).
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MARSAME: Cover Page and Spine (PDF)(2 pp, 850 K)
This document provides the cover page and easy to print spine label for the MARSAME Manual.
MARSAME: Table of Contents (PDF)(32 pp, 219 K,
Table of Contents
MARSAME: Roadmap (PDF)(20 pp, 172 K)
The goal of the roadmap is to present a summary of the major steps in the design, implementation, and assessment of a final status survey and to identify where guidance on these steps is located in MARSAME Manual.
MARSAME: Chapter 1 (PDF)(17 pp, 141 K)
Introduction and Overview
MARSAME: Chapter 2 (PDF)(22 pp, 159 K)
Initial Assessment of Materials and Equipment
MARSAME: Chapter 3 (PDF)(26 pp, 311 K)
Identifying Inputs to the Disposition
MARSAME: Chapter 4 (PDF)(25 pp, 255 K)
Develop a Survey Design
MARSAME: Chapter 5 (PDF)(27 pp, 314 K)
Implement the Survey Design
MARSAME: Chapter 6 (PDF)(29 pp, 308 K)
Evaluate the Survey Design
MARSAME: Chapter 7 (PDF)(74 pp, 1 MB)
Statistical Basis for MARSAME Surveys
MARSAME: Chapter 8 (PDF)(47 pp, 662 K)
MARSAME: Appendix A (PDF)(13 pp, 780 K)
Statistical Tables and Procedures
MARSAME: Appendix B (PDF)(6 pp, 75 K)
Sources of Background Radioactivity
MARSAME: Appendix C (PDF)(3 pp, 47 K)
Examples of Common Radionuclides
MARSAME: Appendix D (PDF)(26 pp, 307 K)
Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques
MARSAME: Appendix E (PDF)(14 pp, 155 K)
MARSAME: References (PDF)(8 pp, 83 K)
References used in the drafting of this consensus technical document are listed in this section
MARSAME: Glossary (PDF)(11 pp, 125 K)
This is the glossary for the MARSAME Manual.