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Debbie Fagan

Applied Statistics & Computational Modeling
Scientist, Team Lead
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K7-20
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications

2012

  • Fagan DK, SM Robinson, and RC Runkle. 2012. "Statistical Methods Applied to Gamma-ray Spectroscopy Algorithms in Nuclear Security Missions." Applied Radiation and Isotopes 70(10):2428-2439.  doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2012.06.016

2009

  • Fagan D, SR Taylor, FR Schult, and DN Anderson. 2009. "Using Ancillary Information to Improve Hypocenter Estimation: Bayesian Single Event Location (BSEL)." Pure and Applied Geophysics 166(4):521-545. 
  • Fagan DK, SR Taylor, FR Schult, and DN Anderson. 2009. "Using Ancillary Information to Improve Hypocenter Estimation: Bayesian Single Event Location (BSEL)." Pure and Applied Geophysics 166(4):521-545.  doi:10.1007/s00024-004-0464-6
  • Anderson DN, WR Walter, DK Fagan, TM Mercier, and SR Taylor. 2009. "Regional Multistation Discriminants: Magnitude, Distance and Amplitude Corrections and Sources of Error." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 99(2A):794-808. 

2008

  • Fagan DK, DN Anderson, and R Shumway. 2008. "Nuclear Explosion Monitoring." In Encyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Assessment.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ.  doi:10.1002/9780470061596.risk0673
  • Anderson DN, DK Fagan, SR Taylor, and TM Mercier. 2008. "DISCRIMINATION CALIBRATION ANALYSIS METHODS FOR REGIONAL STATIONS." In Proceedings of the 30th Monitoring Research Review: Ground-Based Nuclear Explosion Monitoring Technologies, September 23-25, 2008, Portsmouth, VA, pp. 535-543.  National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Washington DC, VA. 

2007

  • Anderson DN, DK Fagan, M Tinker, G Kraft, and K Hutchenson. 2007. "A Mathematical Statistics Formulation of the Teleseismic Explosion Identification Problem with Multiple Discriminants." Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 97(5):1730-1741. 
  • Anderson DN, DK Fagan, M Tinker, G Kraft, and K Hutchenson. 2007. "A MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS FORMULATION OF THE TELESEISMIC EXPLOSION IDENTIFICATION PROBLEM WITH MULTIPLE DISCRIMINANTS." In Proceedings of the 29th Monitoring Research Review: Ground-Based Nuclear Explosion Monitoring Technologies, September 25-27, 2007, Denver, Colorado, pp. 526-530.  National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Washington DC, DC. 
  • Anderson DN, DK Fagan, R Suarez, JC Hayes, and JI McIntyre. 2007. "Sensor Analytics: Radioactive gas Concentration Estimation and Error Propagation." Statistics & probability letters 77(8):769-773.  doi:10.1016/j.spl.2006.11.014

2006

  • Anderson DN, WK Hensley, DS Barnett, DK Fagan, JI McIntyre, and JC Hayes. 2006. "A probabilistic derivation of gamma-ray attenuation and application: Bayesian mass estimation with a low count spectrum." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 569(3):894-899. 
  • Runkle RC, MF Tardiff, KK Anderson, DK Carlson, and LE Smith. 2006. "Analysis of Spectroscopic Radiation Portal Monitor Data Using Principal Components Analysis." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 53(3):1418-1423.  doi:10.1109/TNS.2006.874883

2005

  • O'Brien RF, DK Carlson, RO Gilbert, JE Wilson, DJ Bates, and BA Pulsipher. 2005. "Statistical Algorithms for Designing Geophysical Surveys to Detect UXO Target Areas." Sensing and Imaging 6(3):251-270. 
  • Runkle RC, TM Mercier, KK Anderson, and DK Carlson. 2005. "Point Source Detection and Characterization for Vehicle Radiation Portal Monitors." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 52(6 PT 2):3020-3025. 
  • Stephens DL, Jr, RC Runkle, DK Carlson, AJ Peurrung, A Seifert, and CR Wyatt. 2005. "Induced Temporal Signatures for Point-Source Detection." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 52(5):1712-1715. 

2004

  • Jarman KD, LE Smith, DK Carlson, and DN Anderson. 2004. "Sequential Probability Ratio Test for Long-Term Radiation Monitoring." In 2003 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Conference Record, vol. 1-5, ed. Metz.er, S., pp. 1458-1462.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, NJ. 
  • Jarman KD, LE Smith, and DK Carlson. 2004. "Sequential Probability Ratio Test for Long-Term Radiation Monitoring ." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 51(4 PT 1):1662-1666. 
  • Pulsipher BA, RO Gilbert, JE Wilson, NL Hassig, DK Carlson, RF O'Brien, DJ Bates, GA Sandness, and KK Anderson. 2004. Statistical Methods and Tools for Uxo Characterization (SERDP Final Technical Report)PNNL-14931, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2003

  • Erickson JP, DK Carlson, A Ortiz, K Hutchenson, L Oweisny, G Kraft, DN Anderson, and M Tinker. 2003. "Station Correction Uncertainty in Multiple Event Location Algorithms and the Effect on Error Ellipses." In 25th Seismic Research Review - - Nuclear Explosion Monitoring: Building the Knowledge Base, pp. 220-226.  National Nuclear Security Administration, Washington, DC. 
  • Gilbert RO, JE Wilson, RF O'Brien, DK Carlson, BA Pulsipher, and DJ Bates. 2003. Version 2.0 Visual Sample Plan (VSP): UXO Module Code Description and Verification PNNL-14267, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Pulsipher BA, JE Wilson, RO Gilbert, NL Hassig, DK Carlson, J Bing-Canar, B Cooper, and C Roth. 2003. "Visual Sample Plan (VSP) - FIELDS Integration." In EPA 22nd Annual National Conference on Managing Environmental Quality Systems.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wash DC. 

2002

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