[ RadSafe ] GIS Location of Radioactive Sources

Don Jordan dkjordan2001 at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 22 17:06:41 CDT 2016

Several years ago the governor of Washington state wanted to require all
radioactive gauges to have continuous tracking.  I asked the RSO of one of
the major oil well service companies if it was feasible.  She said they had
investigated the possibilities with the intention of developing a product
they could sell, but had determined it was not feasible .

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Subject: [ RadSafe ] GIS Location of Radioactive Sources

Anyone aware of technology which can be used to tag the location of
radioactive sources left in remote areas and display the position on a GIS
type system? Thinking specifically of gauging devices used in remote area of
oil/gas industry, where they are left without significant security controls.
The system could provide warning of loss /removal or integrity issues with
the source.

Michael Cowie
Environmental Specialist
Radiation Protection Unit
Environmental Protection Dept
Saudi Aramco
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