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Radiation Protection

Multi-Agency Radiological Laboratory Analytical Protocols Manual (MARLAP)

The Multi-Agency Radiological Laboratory Analytical Protocols Manual (MARLAP) provides guidance for the planning, implementation and assessment phases of projects that require laboratory analysis of radionuclideHelpradionuclideRadioactive forms of elements are called radionuclides. Radium-226, Cesium-137, and Strontium-90 are examples of radionuclides.s. MARLAP addresses the need for a nationally consistent approach to producing radioanalytical laboratory data that meet a project's or program's requirements. The guidance provided by MARLAP is both scientifically rigorous and flexible enough to be applied to diverse projects and programs. This guidance is intended for project planners, managers and laboratory personnel.

Download the MARLAP Manual and Supporting Documents.


MARLAP Technical Training Courses:

No courses are currently being offered.

For any questions about MARLAP, contact:
John Griggs
Phone: (334) 270-3401

For information on Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM) courses, contact:
Wagnus Prioleau
Phone: (202) 343-9607

Participating Agencies

MARLAP was developed collaboratively by the following organizations: