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Accession Number DE2012-1052952
Title Overview of the Facility Safeguardability Analysis (FSA) Process.
Publication Date Oct 2011
Media Count 36p
Personal Author E. F. Wonder J. Hockert R. Wigeland R. A. Bari S. J. Johnson
Abstract The safeguards system of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is intended to provide the international community with credible assurance that a State is fulfilling its safeguards obligations. Effective and cost-efficient IAEA safeguards at the facility level are, and will remain, an important element of IAEA safeguards as those safeguards evolve towards a State-Level approach. The Safeguards by Design (SBD) concept can facilitate the implementation of these effective and cost-efficient facility-level safeguards (Bjornard, et al. 2009a, 2009b; IAEA, 1998; Wonder & Hockert, 2011). This report, sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administrations Office of Nuclear Safeguards and Security, introduces a methodology intended to ensure that the diverse approaches to Safeguards by Design can be effectively integrated and consistently used to cost effectively enhance the application of international safeguards.
Keywords Cost effectiveness
Nuclear facilities
Nuclear materials management

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 77 - Nuclear Science & Technology
Corporate Author Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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