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Nuclear Safeguards Education Portal
Containment and Surveillance

Course Difficulty: Easy Course, no prior knowledge required.

Course Category: Nuclear Safeguards

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Module Description: In this module the elements of containment and surveillance, as used in nuclear safeguards, will be introduced.

Prerequisites: Students taking this module should have a basic understanding of nuclear nonproliferation and applied nuclear material safeguards.

Learning Objectives: Students completing this module should be able to explain the need and intent of containment and surveillance; define containment and surveillance; identify equipment commonly used in containment and surveillance; and explain how containment and surveillance can be used at a facility to supplement material accountancy.

Outline: This module consists of the following sections:

  1. Introduction
  2. C/S Equipment
  3. Implementation of Containment and Surveillance at a Facility

Each section contains reading material, videos, and reference materials. The reading material includes a brief discussion of the subject matter, and the videos explore the subject in further detail. The student should complete the reading material and then watch the videos if they wish to have additional information and a more in-depth explanation of the subject matter

A special thanks to Travis Gitau for his help in producing this module.

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