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ID (ISN) del documento59378
Número CIS 93-190
ISSN - Título de la serie 1047-3289 - Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association
Año 1992
Número de serie
Autor(es) Frank U., Esposito C., Sullivan D.
Título Personnel protection through reconnaissance robotics at Superfund remedial sites
Información bibliográfica Mar. 1992, Vol.42, No.3, p.341-345. Illus. 3 ref.
Resumen Investigation, mitigation, and clean-up of hazardous materials at US Superfund (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) sites normally requires on-site workers to perform potentially dangerous functions. Workers conducting air monitoring risk dermal, ocular and inhalation exposure to hazardous chemicals, while those performing excavations also risk potential exposure to fire, explosion, and other physical injury. The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) current efforts to protect its workers include the use of robotic devices. The paper describes the demonstration of a commercially available robotic platform modified and equipped for air monitoring and the ongoing research for the development of a ground penetrating radar (GPR) system to detect buried chemical waste drums.
Descriptores (primarios) lugares con peligro de explosión; saneamiento de las descargas de basura; polución ambiental; robots; protección por distanciamiento
Descriptores (secundarios) eliminación de desechos peligrosos; detección; toma de muestras del aire; espacios de seguridad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Polución, problemas de ambiente
Broad subject area(s) Nuevas tecnologías
Navegación por categoria(s) Explosions
Waste collection and disposal
Safety devices
Environmental pollution