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SDCC User's Guide

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Welcome to the EPA's "Dose Compliance Concentrations for Radionuclides in Outdoor Surfaces at Superfund Sites" (SDCC) user's guide. This guide includes descriptions, equations and default exposure parameters used to calculate the dose-based SDCCs. Additional guidance is also provided on sources of parameters and proper SDCC use. It is suggested that users read the SDCC FAQ page before proceeding. The user guide is extensive, so please use the "Open All Sections" and "Close All Sections" links below as needed. Individual sections can be opened and closed by clicking on the section titles. Before proceeding through the user's guide, please read the Disclaimer.

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1. Introduction

2. Understanding the SDCC Website

3. Using the SDCC Table

4. Land Use Descriptions, Equations, and Technical Documentation

5. Recommended Default Exposure Parameters

6. References