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2013 Aerial Measurement System map of Washington, DC
A 2013 background radiation map of Washington, DC, created by AMS.
Aerial Measuring System (AMS)
Click to learn how AMS measures air and ground radiation in a specific area.

NNSA's Aerial Measuring System (AMS) has specialized airborne radiation detection systems to provide real-time measurements of low levels of air and ground contamination.

The files below explain the map in more detail.