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Key Response Planning
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) would like to acknowledge the leadership and expertise of the Department of Homeland SecurityOffice of Health Affairs (DHS OHA) Assistant Secretary (Acting) and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jon Krohmer; the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary(Acting) and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Til Jolly, Radiation and Nuclear Branch Chief, Capt Charles Blue, and Dr. Sara Klucking of DHS Scienceand Technology. These individuals made themselves available for assistance and direction on all aspects of the project discussed in this final report. The authors gratefully acknowledge the insights and support of the Modeling and Analysis Coordination Working Group, a technical working groupcollaborating on key aspects of nuclear effects modeling. Participation in this working group included:Altmire, Bryan; Homeland Security InstituteBlue, Charles; DHS Office of Health AffairsBos, Randy; Los Alamos National LaboratoryBrandt, Larry; Sandia National Laboratory - LivermoreBrunjes, Ben; Homeland Security InstituteBuddemeier, Brooke; Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryCasagrande, Rocco; Gryphon ScientificCurling, Carl; Institute for Defense AnalysisDavisson, M. Lee; Los Alamos National LaboratoryDillon, Michael; Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryDisraelly, Deena; Institute for Defense AnalysisDombroski, Matt; Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryEdwards, Brian; Los Alamos National LaboratoryGoorley, Tim; Los Alamos National LaboratoryGorenz, Heather; Sandia National Laboratory - ABQJohnson, Mike; DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection OfficeKlennert, Lindsay; Sandia National Laboratory - ABQKlucking, Sara; DHS Science and TechnologyLaViolet, Lucas; Institute for Defense AnalysisMacKinney, John; DHS PolicyMcClellan, Gene; Applied Research AssociatesMcNally, Rich; Health and Human ServicesMcPherson, Tim; Los Alamos National LaboratoryMercier, John; Armed Forces Radiobiological Research InstituteMichelsen, Randy; Los Alamos National LaboratoryMillage, Kyle; Applied Research AssociatesOancea, Victor; DHHS/Science Application International CorporationReeves, Glen; Defense Threat Reduction AgencySchaeffer, Mike; DHHS/Science Application International CorporationSchick, Mike; Defense Threat Reduction Agency Taylor, Tammy; Office of Science and Technology Policy The authors gratefully acknowledge the critical review by Deena Disraelly, Terri Walsh, Gary Mansfield, Gayle Sugiyama, and John Nasstrom. Keycontributions to this work come from the work of Larry D. Brandt and Ann S. Yoshimura of Sandia National Laboratories on the importance of shelterand evacuation strategies following an urban nuclear detonation.Layout, artwork, and editing were performed by Kitty Madison, Pam Davis, Tim Finnigan, Jason Carpenter, and Karen Kline. Finally, the authorsgratefully acknowledge the considerable visualization assistance provided by Sabrina Fletcher, Kwei-Yu Chu, Thomas Tegge, Jennifer Rodriguez,Kathleen Fischer, and Bill Eme, as well as the assistance from summer student Kristen Jensen.
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