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Understanding public responses to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents : Driving factors, emerging themes and research gaps. / Krieger, Kristian; Amlôt, Richard; Rogers, M. Brooke.

In: Environment International, Vol. 72, 11.2014, p. 66-74.

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Krieger, K, Amlôt, R & Rogers, MB 2014, 'Understanding public responses to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents: Driving factors, emerging themes and research gaps', Environment International, vol. 72, pp. 66-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2014.04.017

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Krieger, K., Amlôt, R., & Rogers, M. B. (2014). Understanding public responses to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents: Driving factors, emerging themes and research gaps. Environment International, 72, 66-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2014.04.017

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Krieger K, Amlôt R, Rogers MB. Understanding public responses to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents: Driving factors, emerging themes and research gaps. Environment International. 2014 Nov;72:66-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2014.04.017

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Krieger, Kristian ; Amlôt, Richard ; Rogers, M. Brooke. / Understanding public responses to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents : Driving factors, emerging themes and research gaps. In: Environment International. 2014 ; Vol. 72. pp. 66-74.

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