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Bibliography of Works by Thomas B. Cochran, Senior Scientist in NRDC's Nuclear Program

BIOGRAPHY

Profile
Books
Publications and Presentations
Congressional Testimony and Comments
Book Reviews
Encyclopedia Articles
Other Selected Publications, Papers, Notes and Letters
M.S. Thesis and PH.D. Dissertation

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Profile of Thomas B. Cochran

Tim Beardsley, "Rebottling the Nuclear Genie: Information Warrior Thomas B. Cochran Is Fighting Hard Against U.S. Reliance on Nuclear Weapons," Scientific American (May 1998): pp. 34-35.


Books

Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, and Oleg A. Bukharin, Making the Russian Bomb: From Stalin to Yeltsin (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1995).
Thomas B. Cochran, William M. Arkin, Robert S. Norris, and Jeffrey I. Sands, Nuclear Weapons Databook, Volume IV: Soviet Nuclear Weapons (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Press, 1989).
Thomas B. Cochran, William M. Arkin, Milton M. Hoenig, and Robert S. Norris, Nuclear Weapons Databook, Volume III: U.S. Nuclear Warhead Facility Profiles (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Press, 1987).
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Thomas B. Cochran, William M. Arkin, Robert S. Norris, and Milton M. Hoenig, Nuclear Weapons Databook, Volume II: U.S. Nuclear Warhead Production (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1987).
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Thomas B. Cochran, William M. Arkin, and Milton M. Hoenig, Nuclear Weapons Databook, Volume I: U.S. Nuclear Forces and Capabilities (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1984).
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Thomas B. Cochran, The Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor: An Environmental and Economic Critique (Washington, DC: Resources for the Future, 1974).
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Publications and Presentations

Thomas B. Cochran, "The Black Sea Experiment," presented at "From Reykjavik to New START: Science and Diplomacy for Nuclear Security in the 21st Century," an event sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences Committee on International Security and Arms Control and the U.S. Institute of Peace Center for Innovation for Science, Diplomacy, and Peacebuilding, Washington, DC, January 19, 2011.
Encyclopedia Britannica, 2011 Ultimate DVD (Copyright 2010, Encyclopedia Britannica)
Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Weapons" Robert S. Norris, "Leslie Groves" Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, "Yury Borisovich Khariton" Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, "Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov" Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, "Andrey Dmitriyevich Sakharov" Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, "Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm".
Thomas B. Cochran, et. al., "Fast Breeder Reactor Programs: History and Status," a research report of the International Panel on Fissile Material, Washington, DC, February, 2010.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Environmental, Safety, and Economic Implications of Nuclear Power," a paper delivered at the California Energy Commission's (CEC) Energy Report: Nuclear Power, 2007 Workshops, Sacramento, CA, June 28, 2007.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Economics of Plutonium," a presentation delivered at the Policy Review Panel on Nuclear Fuel Recycling, Global Energy and Environment Initiative (GEEI) at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC, December 11, 2009.
Thomas B. Cochran and Matthew G. McKinzie, "Detecting Nuclear Smuggling," Scientific American (April 2008) pp. 98-104.
Thomas Cochran, Robert S. Norris, Christopher E. Paine et. al, Toward True Security: Ten Steps the Next President Should Take to Transform U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy (Washington, DC: Federation of American Scientists, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Union of Concerned Scientists, February 2008).
Thomas B. Cochran, "How Safe is Yucca Mountain?" remarks at the symposium, Uncertainty in Long Term Planning-Nuclear Waste Management, a Case Study, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, January 7, 2008.
Thomas B. Cochran, What is the Size of Khushab II? (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, September 8, 2006).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, Peddling Plutonium: Nuclear Energy Plan Would Make the World More Dangerous (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, March 2006).
Thomas B. Cochran, Christopher E. Paine, Geoffrey Fettus, Robert S. Norris, and Matthew McKinzie, Position Paper: Commercial Nuclear Power (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 2005).
Thomas B. Cochran and Matthew McKinzie, "Windows into North Korea: Satellite Views of the Hermit Kingdom," Imaging Notes, vol. 20, no. 2 (Summer 2005): pp. 16 - 21.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Power," remarks at the U.S. Department of Energy's Laboratory Energy R&D Working Group Meeting, Washington, DC, April 20, 2005.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Environmental Issues Related to Energy Supply and Demand," PowerPoint presentation at the 13th Cosmos Club Spring Symposium "Responsibility Energy Policy: Our Future Depends on It," Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, April 2, 2005.
Thomas B. Cochran, "This Big Piggy Went to Congress: Subsidizing Nuclear Power (Again and Again and Again)," PowerPoint presentation at the Center for American Progress, Washington, DC, March 3, 2005.
Matthew G. McKinzie and Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Use Scenarios on the Korean Peninsula," PowerPoint presentation at the 9th PIIC Beijing Seminar on International Security, Nanjing, China, October 12 - 15, 2004.
Matthew G. McKinzie and Thomas B. Cochran, "Conducting Research on North Korea Using Commercial Satellite Imagery, Map, and Other Geographic Data," paper presented at the 54th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 4 - 9, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran and Matthew G. McKinzie, "Insights into the DPRK Military Threat Gained from Commercial Satellite Imagery," PowerPoint presentation at the 54th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Seoul, Republic of Korea, October 4 - 9, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran and Geoffrey H. Fettus, "The Demise of Sound Science in Disposing of High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel," statement before the Board on Radioactive Waste Management, the National Academies, Washington, DC, September 20, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Evaluation of DOE Nuclear Energy Programs," to the Evaluation Subcommittee of the National Energy Research Advisory Committee, Washington, DC, September 10, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran, summary of responses to FY 05 Defense Authorization Conference Committee questions concerning NRDC Nuclear Program's PowerPoint presentation "High-Level Radioactive Waste Legislation" to the staff of the Defense Authorization Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC, September 10, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran and NRDC Nuclear Program, "High-Level Radioactive Waste Legislation," PowerPoint presentation to the staff of the Defense Authorization Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC, September 7, 2004.
Christopher Paine, Matthew G. McKinzie, and Thomas B. Cochran, "Earth-Penetrating Nuclear Weapons: Target Damage and Fallout," PowerPoint presentation to the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, April 27, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran and NRDC Nuclear Program, "High-Level Radioactive Waste Legislation," PowerPoint presentation to E2, Palo Alto, California, April 16, 2004.
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Thomas B. Cochran, "The Future Role of Nuclear Power in the United States," paper presented at the Western Governors' Association North American Energy Summit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 15, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Potential Disposal at WIPP of Materials Contained in High-Level Radioactive Waste Tanks," remarks at the Environmental Evaluation Group's Hanford Transuranic Tank Waste Technical Workshop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 16, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Properties of Depleted Uranium," PowerPoint presentation at the Symposium on the Health Effects of Depleted Uranium Munitions, New York, New York, June 14, 2003.
Christopher E. Paine, with Thomas B. Cochran, Matthew G. McKinzie, and Robert S. Norris, Countering Proliferation or Compounding It?: The Bush Administration's Quest for Earth-Penetrating and Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, May 2003).
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Nonproliferation Trust Proposal: Managing Spent Fuel and Nuclear Waste in Russia," PowerPoint presentation at MIT's Security Studies Program Technical Seminar, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 31, 2004.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Cooperation Between Russia and the United States in Irradiated Nuclear Fuel Management," paper presented at the International Conference: Irradiated Nuclear Fuel Management 2002: Russian New Initiatives, Moscow, Russia, September 8-12, 2002.
Thomas B. Cochran and NRDC Nuclear Program, The Bush Administration's Nuclear Weapons Policy (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, revised May 24, 2002).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Deterrence and Targeting," PowerPoint presentation to the Secretary of Defense's Deterrence Concepts Advisory Group, Washington, DC, September 27, 2001.
Thomas B. Cochran, New Approaches to Arms Control and Nonproliferation, draft (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, July 23, 2001).
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Nonproliferation Trust Project-A Status Report," PowerPoint presentation at the workshop on "Proliferation-Resistance in Innovative Reactors and Fuel Cycles," Como, Italy, July 2, 2001.
Matthew G. McKinzie, Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, and William M. Arkin, The U.S. Nuclear War Plan: A Time For Change (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, June 2001).
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Nonproliferation Trust Project - A Status Report," PowerPoint presentation at the Workshop on Geologic Problems in Radioactive Waste Isolation at E.O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, April 28, 2001.
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Future of Plutonium," paper presented at Plutonium Futures-the Science, a Topical Conference on Plutonium and Actinides, sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory in cooperation with the American Nuclear Society, Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 10-13, 2000.
Thomas B. Cochran, statement before the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board's Task Force on the Department of Energy's nonproliferation programs in Russia, Washington, DC, April 25, 2000.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Eliminate Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing," Actinide Research Quarterly of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2nd Quarter and 3rd Quarter 2000, pp. 10-12.
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Thomas B. Cochran, "Environmental Views on the Geologic Disposal of Nuclear Materials," paper presented at the International Conference on Geologic Repositories, Denver, Colorado, November 1, 1999.
Thomas B. Cochran, Preliminary Analysis of the Criticality Accident at Tokaimura, draft 2 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 5, 1999).
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Committee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Commerce Committee, Re: "Health and Safety Issues Related to the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant," September 22, 1999.
Oleg Bukarin, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, New Perspectives on Russia's Ten Secret Cities (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 1999).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, Proposal for Augmenting Funding for the Disposition of Russian Excess Plutonium (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 18, 1998).
Thomas B. Cochran, "A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Steps Along the Way: Transparency Associated with the Process of Eliminating Nuclear Warheads," paper presented at the Pugwash Meeting N. 241, London, England, November 6-8, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Disposition of Fissile Material from Nuclear Weapons," paper presented at the 6th ISODARCO-Beijing Seminar on Arms Control, October 28-November 2, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Disposition of Highly Enriched Uranium from Nuclear Weapons," paper presented at the Conference on Conversione delle armi in progetti di sviluppo nel Sud del Mondo, Sacro Convento di S. Francesco Assissi, Italy, October 10-11, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Disposition of Plutonium from Nuclear Weapons," paper presented at the Conference on Conversione delle armi in progetti di sviluppo nel Sud del Mondo, Sacro Convento di S. Francesco Assissi, Italy, October 10-11, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Fissile Materials Disposition," paper presented at the American Nuclear Society 3rd Topical Meeting on DOE Spent Nuclear Fuel and Fissile Material Management, Charleston, SC, September 9, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Safeguards," paper presented at the Strategic Weapons Proliferation Teaching Seminar sponsored by the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, University of California, San Diego, August 23, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Technological Issues Related to the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons," paper presented at the Strategic Weapons Proliferation Teaching Seminar sponsored by the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, University of California, San Diego, August 23, 1998.
Matthew McKinzie and Thomas B. Cochran, "U.S. Nuclear Weapons Research and Development Under the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty," paper presented at the Forum on Nuclear Disarmament, Safe Disposal of Nuclear Materials or New Weapons Developments: Where Are the National Laboratories Going? Como, Italy, July 2-4, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: What Is in Store for the Next Millennium," paper presented at the Atlantic Council of the U.S. Global Seminar on the Future of Nuclear Power, Cannes, France, May 10-12, 1998.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Russian Targets for U.S. Nuclear Weapons," paper presented at the 27th Pugwash Workshop of the Pugwash Study Group on Nuclear Forces, Geneva, Switzerland, February 21-22, 1998.
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Matthew G. McKinzie, Thomas B. Cochran, and Christopher E. Paine, Explosive Alliances: Nuclear Weapons Simulation Research at American Universities (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 1998).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, The Rise and Fall of the 3rd ICF Review: How an Unbalanced, Conflict-of-Interest Ridden Panel Compromised a National Research Council Report on DOE's Inertial Confinement Fusion Program (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 1997).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, Errors and Omissions in One Point Safe (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 1, 1997).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Support DOE's RERTR Program Including the Transshipment of Foreign Research and Test Reactor Spent Fuel Through the Bay Area," paper presented to the Board of Supervisors, City and County of San Francisco, July 24, 1997.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Recommendations Related to U.S. Fission and Fusion Energy R&D Policy," paper presented to the Nuclear Task Force of the Energy R&D Panel of the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology, Washington, DC, July 14, 1997.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Safeguarding Nuclear Weapon-Usable Materials in Russia," paper presented at the International Forum "Illegal Nuclear Traffic: Risks, Safeguards, and Countermeasures," Como, Italy, June 12-13, 1997.
Thomas B. Cochran, "25 Reasons You Should Be Outraged over the Nuclear Weapon Policies of the Clinton and Yeltsin Administrations," paper presented at the 4th Annual Policy Forum on the Management and Disposition of Plutonium, Lansdowne, Virginia, February 12, 1997.
Thomas B. Cochran, Christopher E. Paine, and Robert S. Norris, Progress in Nuclear Weapons Reductions (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 27, 1997).
Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, U.S.-U.S.S.R./Russian Strategic Offensive Nuclear Forces, 1945-1996 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 1997).
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Scientific and Technological Readiness of the National Ignition Facility for Construction," paper presented to the National Research Council's Committee for the Review of the DOE's Inertial Confinement Fusion Program, Washington, DC, December 5, 1996.
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Scientific and Technological Readiness of the National Ignition Facility," paper presented to the National Research Council's Committee for the Review of the DOE's Inertial Confinement Fusion Program, Washington, DC, December 5, 1996.
Thomas B. Cochran, Plutonium Inventory Differences at the Rocky Flats Plant and Their Relationship to Environmental Releases (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 22, 1996).
Thomas B. Cochran, Overview of Rocky Flats Operation (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 21, 1996).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Progress in U.S./Russian Transparency and Fissile Material Disposition," paper presented at the 5th ISODARCO Beijing Seminar on Arms Control, Chengdu, China, November 12-15, 1996.
Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, and Christopher E. Paine, "Progress in Nuclear Weapons Reductions," paper presented at the 25th Pugwash Workshop on "Problems in Achieving a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World," London, England, October 25-27, 1996.
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Thomas B. Cochran, "The Relevance of Mordechai Vanunu Disclosures to Israel's National Security," paper presented at the international conference "Democracy, Disarmament, and Human Rights: The Case of Mordechai Vanunu," Tel-Aviv, October 14-15, 1996.
Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, Nuclear Weapons Tests and Explosions by the Soviet Union: August 29, 1949, to October 24, 1990, draft (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 1996).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Plutonium: The International Scene," paper presented at the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs Public Discussion Meeting "Plutonium Management and Control" at the Royal Society, London, December 8, 1995, published in Nuclear Energy, vol. 35, no. 4 (August 1996): pp. 211-222.
Thomas B. Cochran, Miriam B. Bowling, and Christopher E. Paine, "The Cost of Russia's Civil Plutonium Separation Program," paper presented at the conference "The Fate of Spent Nuclear Fuel: Problems and Reality," Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation, June 22-27, 1996.
Thomas B. Cochran and Miriam B. Bowling, "The Role of the G7 in Shutting Down Dangerous Soviet-Designed Reactors," paper presented at the conference "What Are the Alternatives to Globalization? The Role of the G7 and International Financial Institutions," Lyons, France, June 27, 1996.
Thomas B. Cochran and Miriam B. Bowling, "First Line, Ten Years After," Technology Review (May/June 1996), p. 5.
Thomas B. Cochran, U.S. Inventories of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons-Usable Fissile Materials (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, revised May 1, 1996).
Thomas B. Cochran, New Directions: Ten Years After Chernobyl: Report and Recommendations to the Leaders of Russia and the G7 Nations (Washington, DC: International Expert Task Force for the Moscow Nuclear Safety Summit, Center for Russian Environmental Policy, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Bellona Foundation, April 1996).
Thomas B. Cochran, "A Proposal for the Disposition of Russian Excess Plutonium from Weapons," paper presented at the 3rd Pugwash Workshop on "The Status and Future of the Nuclear Weapons Complexes of Russia and the USA," Moscow, March 24-26, 1996.
Thomas B. Cochran, Miriam B. Bowling, and Elizabeth Powers, Difficult Legacy: Spent Fuel from Soviet Reactors (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 31, 1996).
Christopher Paine, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, Practical Interim Steps Toward Nuclear Weapons Elimination and a Fissile Control Regime for Nuclear Weapon States, Canberra Commission Issue Paper (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 4, 1996).
Christopher Paine, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, Preventing the Weapons Use of Nuclear Energy III: International Arrangements for the Transition to a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World, Canberra Commission Issue Paper (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 4, 1996).
Christopher Paine, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, Preventing the Weapons Use of Nuclear Energy II: Current Political Realities Facing the Transition to a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World, Canberra Commission Issue Paper (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 4, 1996).
Christopher Paine, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, The Arsenals of the Nuclear Weapons Powers: An Overview, Canberra Commission Issue Paper (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 4, 1996).
Christopher Paine, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, Preventing the Weapons Use of Nuclear Energy I: Technical Realities Confronting Transition to a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World, Canberra Commission Issue Paper (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 4, 1996).
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Christopher Paine, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, Techniques and Procedures for Verifying Nuclear Weapons Elimination, Canberra Commission Issue Paper (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 4, 1996).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Plutonium: The International Scene," paper presented at the Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs Public Discussion Meeting "Plutonium Management and Control" at the Royal Society in London, December 8, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, Overview of Hanford Operations (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 12, 1995).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, "Using the Minatom Developmental Trust to Secure Russian Plutonium," PowerPoint presentation, Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, October 6, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Disposition of Fissile Material from Weapons," speech at the "Plutonium Roundtable: Risks and Solutions," Seattle, Washington, October 5-7, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, "NRDC Comments on the National Ignition Facility (NIF) and the Issue of Nonproliferation," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, September 28, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, U.S. Inventories of Nuclear Weapons and Weapon-Usable Fissile Material (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, revised September 26, 1995).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Reducing and Controlling the U.S. and Russian Nuclear Weapon Arsenals," paper presented at a panel discussion at the National Assembly of the United States and the United Nations, Washington, DC, August 31, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Weapon Disarmament-Facts and Figures," media advisory for the Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, August 1, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Safety and Control of Nuclear Materials and Nuclear Weapons," paper presented at the roundtable "Economic and Social Developments in the Former Soviet Union and the Problem of Nuclear Disarmament," Como, Italy, July 3-4, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Dismantlement of Nuclear Weapons and Disposal of Fissile Material from Weapons," paper presented at the roundtable "Economic and Social Developments in the Former Soviet Union and the Problem of Nuclear Disarmament," Como, Italy, July 3-4, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, The Amount of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium Needed for Pure Fission Nuclear Weapons (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, revised April 13, 1995).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, The Role of Hydronuclear Tests and Other Low-Yield Nuclear Explosions and Their Status Under a Comprehensive Test Ban (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, April 1995).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Disposition of Fissile Materials from Weapons," paper presented at the International Policy Forum on "Management and Disposition of Nuclear Weapons Materials," Lansdowne, Virginia, March 22, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Need for a Safeguards Regime for the Weapon States," paper presented to the 2nd Pugwash Workshop on the "Status and Future of the Nuclear Weapon Complexes of the FSU and U.S.," Moscow, February 19-23, 1995.
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Thomas B. Cochran, "Proliferation and the Nuclear Disarmament Process," Energy Policy, vol. 23, no. 3 (March 1995): pp.195-207.
Thomas B. Cochran, "U.S. Assistance to Improve Physical Security and Accounting of Fissile Materials in Russia," paper presented to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace conference on "Nuclear Non-Proliferation in 1995: Renewal, Transition, or Decline," Washington, DC, January 31, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Problem of Nuclear Energy Proliferation," in Patrick L. Clawson, ed., Energy and National Security in the 21st Century (Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1995), pp. 95-114.
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher Paine, Unresolved Issues Related to the National Ignition Facility, draft (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 30, 1994).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, "Proposal for the Disposition of U.S. Plutonium from Weapons," Washington, DC, November 16, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Energy's Proliferation Problem," paper presented to the Institute of National Security/Department of Energy conference "Energy and National Security in the 21st Century," Washington, DC, November 10, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran, Christopher E. Paine, and Robert E. Norris, "A Proposal for a Joint International Workshop on Verifying Deep Reductions in Nuclear Weapon Stockpiles and Safeguarding Fissile Material Stocks in Nuclear Weapon States," submitted to the Russian Ministry of Atomic Energy, October 26, 1994.
Christopher E. Paine, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, "Clinton Buys Pentagon's 'Cold War Lite;' Nuclear Weapons Policy Keeps Large 'Inactive Reserve' on Ice for Treaty Breakout," Natural Resources Defense Council news release, Washington, DC, September 22, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Proliferation and the Nuclear Disarmament Process: The Strategic Implications," paper presented to the Financial Times conference "The Nuclear Industry: Into the 21st Century?" London, September 14, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, The Amount of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium Needed for Pure Fission Nuclear Weapons (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, August 22, 1994).
Thomas B. Cochran and Chris Paine, "Memorandum to: Supporters of a Comprehensive Test Ban, Re: Hydronuclear Testing and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation," Washington, DC, August 4, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Hydronuclear Testing and the Comprehensive Test Ban," memorandum to participants in the Jason Project 1994 summer study program, Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, July 1, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Safe, Secure Dismantlement of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Russia," comments before the ABA Conference on Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Washington, DC, June 11, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran, Hydronuclear Testing or a Comprehensive Test Ban? (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, April 10, 1994).
Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, United States Nuclear Tests: July 1945 to 31 December 1992, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 94-1 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 1994).
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Thomas B. Cochran, "Highly Enriched Uranium Production for South African Nuclear Weapons," Science & Global Security , vol. 4 (1994): pp. 33-48.
Christopher E. Paine and Thomas B. Cochran, "Strengthening International Controls on the Military Applications of Nuclear Energy: Technical and Political Aspects of a Universal Nuclear Explosive Material Cutoff and Control (NEMC2) System," in David P. O'Very, Christopher E. Paine, and Dan W. Reicher, eds., Controlling the Atom in the 21st Century (Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press, 1994), pp. 3-72.
Thomas B. Cochran and Frank von Hippel, Report on an International Workshop on the Future of Reprocessing, and Arrangements for the Storage and Disposition of Already-Separated Plutonium (Moscow, December 14-16, 1992), and an International Workshop on Nuclear Security Problems (Kiev, December 17, 1992) (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 10, 1993).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Response to the Paper on 'Plutonium Disposition and Control,' presented by Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky at the Future of Foreign Nuclear Materials Symposium" at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, December 8, 1993.
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher Paine, Nuclear Warhead Destruction (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 16, 1993).
Thomas B. Cochran, High-Enriched Uranium Production for South African Nuclear Weapons (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 13, 1993).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Warhead Destruction," paper presented at the United Nations Symposium on Security, Disarmament, and Conference Building in the CIS Context, Kiev, September 29, 1993.
Thomas B. Cochran and Robert S. Norris, Russian/Soviet Nuclear Warhead Production, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 93-1 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, September 8, 1993).
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Thomas B. Cochran, The Comprehensive Test Ban: Views from the Chinese Nuclear Weapons Laboratories, A Report on Recent Discussions in Beijing, sponsored by the Nuclear Program of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Program for Science and National Security Studies of the Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, June 1-4, 1993 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, June 1993).
Thomas B. Cochran, Non-Proliferation and Arms Control: Issues and Options for the Clinton Administration (Washington, DC: Ad Hoc Working Group on Non-Proliferation and Arms Control, January 1993).
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Thomas B. Cochran, Robert Standish Norris, and Kristen L. Suokko, "Radioactive Contamination at Chelyabinsk-65," in Robert H. Socolow, Dean Anderson, and John Harte, eds., Annual Review of Energy and the Environment, Russia (Palo Alto, California: Annual Reviews, 1993).
Thomas B. Cochran, Christopher E. Paine, and James D. Werner, Chemical Separation Plants in Russia: Why Further Operations Should Be Deferred (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, December 11, 1992).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, "Proposal for the Disposition of Plutonium and HEU from Weapons," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, August 26, 1992.
Thomas B. Cochran and Robert S. Norris, Russian/Soviet Nuclear Warhead Production (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, June 12, 1992).
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Thomas B. Cochran, "The Breeder Reactor," paper presented at the International Ecological Conference, Chelyabinsk, Russia, May 22, 1992.
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Thomas B. Cochran, "New Metrics for Denuclearization," in Henry Sokolski and Thomas Riisager, eds., Beyond Nunn-Lugar: Curbing the Next Wave of Weapons Proliferation Threats from Russia (Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Strategic Studies Institute, April 1992): pp. 99-114.
Thomas B. Cochran, NRDC Nuclear Program, and Energy Research Foundation, Rethinking Plutonium: A Review of Plutonium Operations in the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, April 1992).
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, "So Little Time, So Many Weapons, So Much to Do," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (January/February 1992): pp. 13-16.
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, "Kiev Conference: Verified Warhead Controls," Arms Control Today , January/February 1992 (special issue on nuclear weapons in the former Soviet Union), pp. 15-17.
Thomas B. Cochran and Dan W. Reicher, "Comments of the Natural Resources Defense Council on Working Draft #3 of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Proposal to Revise 40 CFR Part 191: Environmental Standards for Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High Level and Transuranic Radioactive Waste," December 13, 1991.
Thomas B. Cochran and Alexi Arbatov, "Finale Is Important, Not START," New Time (November 12-18, 1991), pp. 18-20.
Thomas B. Cochran, Christopher E. Paine, and Robert S. Norris, Awash in Tritium: Maintaining the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile under START, draft (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, August 19, 1991).
Thomas B. Cochran and Robert S. Norris, "A First Look at the Soviet Bomb Complex," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (May 1991): pp. 25-31.
Thomas B. Cochran, The Plutonium Breeder (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, 1991).
Thomas B. Cochran, Definitely Not Below Regulatory Concern: What Is Wrong with the New NRC Policy (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, July 23, 1990).
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Department of Energy, Re: "Continued Operation of the K, L, and P Reactors at the Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina," June 8, 1990.
Thomas B. Cochran, Steve Fetter, Lee Grodzins, Harvey L. Lynch, and Martin S. Zucker, "Gamma-Ray Measurements of a Soviet Cruise-Missile Warhead," Science , vol. 248 (May 18, 1990): pp. 828-834.
Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, U.S.-U.S.S.R. Strategic Offensive Forces, 1946-1989 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, May 15, 1990).
Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, Making a Virtue of Necessity: START and Strategic Modernization (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, May 1990).
Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, and Richard W. Fieldhouse, "Chinese Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control," paper presented at the Second Beijing Arms Control Seminar, Beijing, April 4-8, 1990.
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Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, Jeffrey I. Sands, Andrew S. Burrows, and William M. Arkin, "Nuclear Weapons," World Armaments and Disarmament: SIPRI Yearbook 1990 (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1990), pp. 3-50.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Black Sea Experiment Only a Start," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (November 1989): pp. 13-16.
Andrew S. Burrows, Robert S. Norris, William M. Arkin, and Thomas B. Cochran, French Nuclear Testing, 1960-1988, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 89-1 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 1989).
Andrew S. Burrows, Robert S. Norris, William M. Arkin, and Thomas B. Cochran, Les essays nucleaires français: 1960-1988 (Paris: Greenpeace/Damocles, February 1989).
Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, Jeffrey I. Sands, Andrew S. Burrows, and William M. Arkin, "Nuclear Weapons," World Armaments and Disarmament: SIPRI Yearbook (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989), pp. 3-47.
Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, and William M. Arkin, Department of Energy's Savannah River Plant Reactors and U.S. Requirements for Tritium and Plutonium for Nuclear Weapons, Backgrounder (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 19, 1988).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Testing: Technical Requirements for and Implications of New Limits," in Thomas W. Wander, Elizabeth J. Kirk, and Eric H. Arnett, eds., 1988 Colloquium Proceedings Science and Technology: Technology & Arms Control for the 1990s (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, October 14, 1988).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Verifying a Nuclear Test Ban: Technical Requirements and National Security Implications of Lower Thresholds," paper presented at the AAAS Colloquium on Science, Arms Control, and National Security, Washington, DC, October 14, 1988.
Robert S. Norris, William M. Arkin, and Thomas B. Cochran, U.S.-U.S.S.R. Strategic Offensive Nuclear Forces, 1946-1987, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 87-1, revision 2 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, August 1988).
Thomas B. Cochran and Dan W. Reicher, Esq., testimony before the Department of Energy, Re: "Concerning the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Special Isotope Separation Facility," Washington, DC, March 25, 1988.
Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, and William M. Arkin, "Behind the Disclosure of U.S. Secret Tests," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , vol. 44, no. 2 (March 1988).
Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, and William M. Arkin, "U.S. Nuclear Weapons Production: An Overview," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , vol. 44, no. 1 (January/February 1988).
Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, Andrew S. Burrows, William M. Arkin, Joseph Goldblat (section VII), and Richard Fieldhouse, "Nuclear Weapons," World Armaments and Disarmament: SIPRI Yearbook 1988 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988), pp. 23-64.
William M. Arkin, Robert S. Norris, and Thomas B. Cochran, Implications of the INF Treaty, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 87-3 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, December 1, 1987).
Robert S. Norris, William M. Arkin, and Thomas B. Cochran, START and Strategic Modernization (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, December 1, 1987).
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Robert S. Norris, William M. Arkin, and Thomas B. Cochran, U.S.-U.S.S.R. Strategic Offensive Nuclear Forces 1946-1987, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 87-1, revision 1 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, December 1987).
Thomas B. Cochran, William M. Arkin, and Robert S. Norris, The Bomb Book: The Nuclear Arms Race in Facts and Figures (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, December 1987).
Robert S. Norris, William M. Arkin, and Thomas B. Cochran, START and Strategic Modernization, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 87-2 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 1987).
Thomas B. Cochran, "The NRDC/Soviet Academy of Sciences Joint Nuclear Test Ban Verification Project," acceptance speech, American Physical Society's Szilard Award, Crystal City, Virginia, April 20, 1987, published in Physics and Society, vol. 16, no. 3 (July 1987).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Joint Nuclear Test Ban Verification Project of the Soviet Academy of Sciences and the Natural Resources Defense Council," speech at the "Borsch II" Lecture, Museum of Natural History, sponsored by the Nuclear Age Resource Center, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio, June 11, 1987.
Thomas B. Cochran and Dan W. Reicher, Esq., statement before the Department of Energy, Re: "The Scope of the Environmental Impact Statement on the Renovation and Restart of the N Reactor," Spokane, Washington, May 12, 1987.
Thomas B. Cochran and Dan W. Reicher, Esq., testimony before the Department of Energy, Re: "Concerning the Scope of the Environmental Impact Statement on the Special Isotope Separation Facility," Boise, Idaho, February 26, 1987.
Thomas B. Cochran, J. Berger, J. Brune, and P. Bodin, et al ., "A New U.S.-U.S.S.R. Seismological Program," Eos , American Geophysical Union (February 24, 1987).
Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, Jeffrey I. Sands, Andrew S. Burrows, William M. Arkin, and Richard W. Fieldhouse, "Nuclear Weapons," World Armaments and Disarmament: SIPRI Yearbook 1987 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987), pp. 3-43.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Nuclear Test Ban Verification Project Status Report," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, November 1986.
William M. Arkin, Andrew S. Burrows, Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, Jeffrey I. Sands, Allan M. Din, and Richard W. Fieldhouse, "Nuclear Weapons," World Armaments and Disarmament: SIPRI Yearbook 1986 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986), pp. 37-80.
Thomas B. Cochran, 'Maximus de Minimus,' or How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Proposes to Zap You with High Doses of Radiation and Not Tell You About It (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, April 24, 1986).
Thomas B. Cochran and Frank von Hippel, "Chernobyl-Estimating Long Term Health Effects," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (August/September 1986), reproduced in Frank von Hippel, Citizen Scientist (New York: American Institute of Physics, 1986), pp. 226-235.
Jeffrey I. Sands, Robert S. Norris, and Thomas B. Cochran, Known Soviet Nuclear Explosions, 1949-1985 Preliminary List, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 86-3, February 1986 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, revised June 2, 1986).
Jeffrey I. Sands, Robert S. Norris, and Thomas B. Cochran, Known Soviet Nuclear Explosions, 1949-1985 Preliminary List, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 86-3 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 1986).
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Jeffrey I. Sands, Robert S. Norris, and Thomas B. Cochran, Known Soviet Nuclear Explosions, 1949-1985, Revised Preliminary List, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 86-3 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 1986).
Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, William M. Arkin, and Milton M. Hoenig, Unannounced U.S. Nuclear Weapons Tests, 1980-84, Nuclear Weapons Databook Working Paper 86-1 (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, January 1986).
Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, and William M. Arkin, "History of the Nuclear Stockpile," in Len Ackland and Steven McGuire, eds., Assessing the Nuclear Age (Chicago: Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science, 1986), pp. 235-243.
Robert S. Norris, Thomas B. Cochran, and William M. Arkin, "History of the U.S. Nuclear Stockpile 1945-1985," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (August 1985).
William M. Arkin, Andrew S. Burrows, Richard W. Fieldhouse, Thomas B. Cochran, Robert S. Norris, and Jeffrey I. Sands, "Nuclear Weapons," World Armaments and Disarmament: SIPRI Yearbook 1985 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985), pp. 41-74.
William M. Arkin, Thomas B. Cochran, and Milton M. Hoenig, "Resource Paper on the U.S. Nuclear Arsenal," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (August/September 1984), pp. 1-15.
Thomas B. Cochran, statement at Department of Energy Public Hearings, Re: "Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed L-Reactor Operations," Beaufort, South Carolina, November 3, 1983.
Thomas B. Cochran and Barbara Finamore, Esq., "Comments of the Natural Resources Defense Council on the Proposed 40 CFR Part 191: Environmental Standards for Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level and Transuranic Radioactive Wastes" (47 Federal Register 58196), June 20, 1983.
Thomas B. Cochran and Barbara Finamore, Esq., "Comments of the Natural Resources Defense Council on Proposed Rule 40 CFR 191: Environmental Standards for the Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High Level and Transuranic Radioactive Wastes" (47 Federal Register 58196-206, Dec. 29, 1982), April 29, 1983.
Thomas B. Cochran and Barbara Finamore, Esq., testimony before the Department of Energy, Re: "DOE's Proposed General Guidelines for Recommendation of Sites for Nuclear Waste Repositories" (48 Federal Register 5670-82, February 7, 1983), March 10, 1983.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Conflicting Views of Neutrality Criterion for Nuclear Waste Management," in Douglas MacLean and Peter G. Brown, eds., Energy and the Future (Totowa, New Jersey: Rowman and Littlefield, 1983), pp. 110-128.
Thomas B. Cochran and Barbara Finamore, Esq., Re: "Comments of the Natural Resources Defense Council on the Draft Supplement to Final Environmental Statement Related to Construction and Operation of Clinch River Breeder Reactor Plant" (NUREG-0139, Supplement No. 1 Draft Report, July 1982), September 13, 1982.
William M. Arkin, Thomas B. Cochran, and Milton M. Hoenig, "The U.S. Nuclear Weapons Stockpile," Arms Control Today , vol. 12 (April 1982).
Thomas B. Cochran, "No More Atoms for Peace," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, September 17, 1981
Thomas B. Cochran, "Secrecy and Nuclear Power," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (August-September 1981): p. 37.
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Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the EPA, Re: "Proposed New Federal Radiation Protection Guidance for Occupational Exposures," Washington, DC, April 20, 1981.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Atoms for War/Atoms for Peace," Natural Resources Defense Council, February 13, 1981
Thomas B. Cochran, "Secrecy and Public Issues Related to Nuclear Power," paper presented at the American Physical Society 1980 Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, April 30, 1980.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Select Committee on Ontario Hydro Affairs, Re: "Management of Radioactive Wastes," Toronto, January 29, 1980.
Dimitri Rotow, Arthur R. Tamplin, and Thomas B. Cochran, "Radioactive Waste Management" (in three parts), DOE Contract ER-78-C-01-6596, 1979.
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Thomas B. Cochran, A Criterion for Radioactive Waste Management: A Case Study of Intergenerational Justice (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, April 13, 1979).
Thomas B. Cochran, Arthur R. Tamplin, and Anthony Z. Rosiman, Away from Reactor Storage Facilities: Our Next Nuclear Waste Blunder? (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, June 6, 1978).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Radioactive Waste Disposal Criteria," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, May 31, 1978.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, "Nuclear Waste, Too Much, Too Soon," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, May 1, 1978.
Edward L. Strohbehn, Jr. and Thomas B. Cochran, comments of the Natural Resources Defense Council on the Proposed Nuclear Regulatory Reform Act of 1977, Washington, DC, September 6, 1977.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Proliferation Resistant Nuclear Power Technologies: Preferred Alternative to the Plutonium Breeder," paper presented with other minority members of the LMFBR ( Liquid-Metal, Fast-Breeder Reactor) Review Steering Committee, Washington, DC, April 6, 1977.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, with J.G. Speth, "Nuclear Weapons Proliferation-The State Threat and the Non-State Adversary," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, March 2, 1977.
Arthur R. Tamplin and Thomas B. Cochran, "NRDC Critique of the NAS-NRC Report 'Health Effects of Alpha-Emitting Particles in the Respiratory Tract,'" Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, March 1977.
Thomas B. Cochran, "An Alternative LMFBR Program (as revised)," (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 28, 1977)
Thomas B. Cochran, An Analysis of the Carter Administration's FY 1978 ERDA Budget to Congress (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 25, 1977).
Thomas B. Cochran and J. Gustave Speth, An Analysis of the Ford Administration's FY 1978 ERDA Budget to Congress (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 1, 1977).
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Thomas B. Cochran, "The Nuclear Imbroglio," paper presented before the Atomic Industrial Forum, Washington, DC, November 18, 1976.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, Re: "Petitions to the NRC to Amend 10 CFR 20.101, Exposure of Individuals to Radiation in Restricted Areas, and Attached Report 'Radiation Standards for Occupational Exposure,'" Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, September 26, 1976.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Comments on the Draft Report of the NAS-NRC Ad Hoc Committee on Hot Particles," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, July 1976.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, Re: "Comments by NRDC on NRC's Denial of Petition for Rulemaking, Re: 'Petition to Amend Radiation Protection Standards,'" Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, June 2, 1976.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Principal Hazards of Nuclear Power and its Alternatives," paper presented at Symposium on Nuclear Power, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 23, 1976.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, "Petition to EPA to Amend Radiation Protection Guides, and Attached Report 'Radiation Protection Guides for Whole Body and Gonad Exposure of Radiation Workers,'" Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, October 2, 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, "Radiation Standards for Occupational Whole Body Exposure," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, September 25, 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran, statement before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Subcommittee to Review the National Breeder Reactor Program, Washington, DC, July 10, 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran, J.G. Speth, and Arthur R. Tamplin, "The Breeder Reactor: A Poor Buy," Environment (June 1975): pp. 12-20.
Thomas B. Cochran, "The Hot Particle Hypothesis: A Status Report," paper presented at the American Nuclear Society's Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran, Representative Mike McCormack's Nuclear Issues - A Critique , (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council , May 15, 1975).
J.G. Speth, Arthur R. Tamplin, and Thomas B. Cochran, "Bypassing the Breeder," Environmental Action (April 12, 1975): pp. 10-13.
Thomas B. Cochran, J.G. Speth, and Arthur R. Tamplin, Bypassing the Breeder: A Report on the Misplaced Federal Energy Priorities (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, March 1975).
J.G. Speth, Thomas B. Cochran, and Arthur R. Tamplin, NRDC Supplemental Submission to EPA Public Hearing on Plutonium and the Transuranium Elements, December 10, 1974.
Gus Speth, Arthur Tamplin, and Thomas B. Cochran, "Plutonium Recycle or Civil Liberties? We Can't Have Both," Environmental Action, December 7, 1974, pp. 10-13.
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Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, "A Critique of the Biophysical Society's Draft Comments on 'Radiation Standards for Hot Particles,'" Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, December 1974.
Thomas B. Cochran, Public Issues of Nuclear Power: The Breeder Reactor (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, November 11, 1974).
Thomas B. Cochran, J.G. Speth, and Arthur R. Tamplin, "Plutonium Recycle: The Fateful Step," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (November 1974): pp. 15-22.
J.G. Speth, Arthur R. Tamplin, and Thomas B. Cochran, The Plutonium Decision: A Report on the Risks of Plutonium Recycle (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, September 1974).
Arthur R. Tamplin and Thomas B. Cochran, "The Hot Particle Issue: A Critique of WASH-1320 As It Relates to the Hot Particle Hypothesis," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, November 1974.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Current Economic Status of the U.S. LMFBR Program," paper presented at A Symposium on Nuclear Energy, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 16, 1974.
J. Gustave Speth, Arthur R. Tamplin, and Thomas B. Cochran, The Plutonium Decision: A Report on the Risks of Plutonium Recycle (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, September 1974).
Thomas B. Cochran, J.G. Speth, and Arthur R. Tamplin, "NRDC Comments on the Draft LMFBR Environmental Impact Statement," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, April 29, 1974.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, "Petitions to EPA and AEC to Amend Radiation Protection Standards As They Apply to Hot Particles," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, April 10, 1974.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Energy vs. the Environment, Part II: The Breeder Reactor," Appalachia (June 1974), and advocates' debate at the Appalachian Mountain Club meeting, Boston, January 20, 1973.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Acceptable Public Risk and Why," paper presented at the American Nuclear Society Fast Reactor Safety Meeting, Beverly Hills, California, April 4, 1974.
Thomas B. Cochran, "LMFBR Safety Research: A View from Outside," paper presented at the American Nuclear Society Fast Reactor Safety Meeting, Beverly Hills, California, April 3, 1974.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, Radiation Standards for Hot Particles: A Report on the Inadequacy of Existing Radiation Protection Standards Related to Internal Exposure of Man to Insoluble Particles of Plutonium and Other Alpha-Emitting Hot Particles (Washington, DC: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 14, 1974).
Thomas B. Cochran, "Health Effects Associated with Radiation," in Energy Research Needs, a Report to the National Science Foundation prepared by Resources for the Future, Inc., in cooperation with MIT Environmental Laboratory, October 1971.
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Congressional Testimony and Comments

Thomas B. Cochran, "Statement Before the Department of Energy's Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future," Washington, DC, May 25, 2010.
Comments of Thomas B. Cochran to questions from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources "Questions for the Record", United States Senate, Washington, DC, Re: "Nuclear Energy Developments" Washington, DC, March 18, 2009.
Statement of Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher Paine before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Washington, DC, Re: "Nuclear Energy Developments" Washington, DC, March 18, 2009.
Statement of Thomas B. Cochran, statement before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate Washington, Re: "The Utility of Advanced Spectroscopic Portal Monitors for Interdicting WMD" Washington, DC, September 25, 2008.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the Science and Technology Committee of the House of Representatives, Re: "the Environmental, Safety and Economic Implications of Nuclear Power" Washington, DC, April 23, 2008.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate, Re: "Energy and Scientific Research, Development, Technology Deployment, Education and Training," Washington, DC, July 18, 2001.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the European Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Re: "The Potential Threat Due to Inadequate Control over Fissile Material in Russia," Washington, DC, August 23, 1995.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations and Human Rights, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Re: "Nuclear Weapons and Fissile Material Security in Russia," Washington, DC, June 27, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Military Application of Nuclear Energy Panel of the House Armed Services Committee, Re: "Management of Surplus Fissile Material," Washington, DC, April 19, 1994.
Thomas B. Cochran and Christopher E. Paine, testimony before the Committee on Government Affairs, United States Senate, Washington, DC, January 21, 1992.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Re: "Monitoring and Security Aspects of the Verification Protocols for the Threshold Test Ban Treaty (TTBT) and the Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty (PNET)," Washington, DC, July 25, 1990.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Offshore Energy Resources, House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Re: "The Nuclear Regulatory Commission Policy 'Below Regulatory Concern,'" Washington, DC, July 23, 1990.
Thomas B. Cochran and Dan W. Reicher, Esq., testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, Department of Energy Defense Nuclear Facilities Panel, Re: "The Special Isotope Separation (SIS) Plant," Washington, DC, March 20, 1989.
Thomas B. Cochran and Dan W. Reicher, Esq., testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Re: "Public Health and Safety Aspects of Operation of the Department of Energy's Nuclear Weapons Production Facilities," Washington, DC, July 17, 1987.
Thomas B. Cochran, Testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power, House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Re: "Implications of the Chernobyl Disaster for DOE Production Reactors," Washington, DC, May 7, 1986.
William M. Arkin, Thomas B. Cochran, and Milton M. Hoenig, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, Senate Appropriations Committee, Re: "FY 1985 Department of Energy Atomic Energy Defense Activities Appropriations," Washington, DC, April 5, 1984.
Thomas B. Cochran and Jeffrey I. Sands, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives, Re: "Nuclear Weapons Proliferation Associated with AIS Processes and the GCEP Machine Procurement Contracts," Washington, DC, October 21, 1983.
David D. Doniger, Barbara Finamore, and Thomas B. Cochran, "Comments on the Proposed National Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions Standards for Radionuclides," Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC, July 14, 1983.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Consumer, and Monetary Affairs, House Government Operations Committee, Re: "Acquisition of Santa Fe International Corporation by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation," Washington, DC, November 24, 1981.
Thomas B. Cochran and Barbara A. Finamore, testimony before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee, Re: "Potential Use of American Commercial Spent Fuel to Produce Nuclear Weapons," Washington, DC, October 1, 1981.
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Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Task Force on Energy and Environment of the House Budget Committee on the Reagan Administration's Energy Budget, Re: "Reagan Administration's Breeder Reactor Budget," Washington, DC, March 12, 1981.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production, House Science and Technology Committee, Re: "U.S. Breeder Reactor Program," Washington, DC, March 4, 1981.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production, House Science and Technology Committee, Re: "New Directions for Nuclear R&D, Post-INFCE," Washington, DC, June 4, 1980.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Governmental Affairs Committee, U.S. Senate, Chicago, Re: "Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Policy," July 5, 1979.
Jacob Scheer and Thomas B. Cochran, statement before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington, DC, July 26, 1979.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production, House Science and Technology Committee, Re: "Nuclear Waste Disposal Criteria and Licensing," Washington, DC, May 16, 1979.
Thomas B. Cochran and Gregory Thomas, statement before the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade and the Subcommittee on International Security and Scientific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Washington, DC, May 3, 1979.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy, Nuclear Proliferation, and Federal Services, Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, Re: "Report of Interagency Review Group on Nuclear Waste Management," Washington, DC, March 14, 1979.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Environment and Atmosphere, House Science and Technology Committee, Re: "Radioactive Waste Disposal," Washington, DC, July 18, 1978.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, House Interior Committee, Re: "Mr. Conran's Allegations," Washington, DC, July 29, 1977.
Anthony Z. Rosiman and Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation, Senate Committee on Public Works, Washington, DC, July 11, 1977.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Fossil and Nuclear Energy Research, House Science Committee, Re: "Fast Breeder Reactor and Nonproliferation Issues," Washington, DC, June 10, 1977.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development, Senate Energy Committee, Re: "Fast Breeder Reactor and Nonproliferation Issues," Washington, DC, June 8, 1977.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, House Interior Committee, Re: "Rejecting a Plutonium Economy," Washington, DC, April 29, 1977.
Arthur R. Tamplin and Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development, Re: "An Analysis of the Carter Administration's FY-1978 ERDA Budget to Congress," Washington, DC, March 28, 1977.
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Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Fossil and Nuclear Energy R&D, House Science Committee, Re: "FY-1978 ERDA Budget to Congress," Washington, DC, March 4, 1977.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, House Interior Committee, Re: "Adequacy of Domestic Safeguards," Washington, DC, February 27, 1976.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee to Review the National Breeder Reactor Program, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Re: "Clinch River Breeder Reactor," Washington, DC, July 10, 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, House Interior Committee, Re: "Clinch River Breeder Reactor," Washington, DC, June 2, 1975.
J. Gustave Speth and Thomas B. Cochran, The Energy Research and Development Administration Hearings on the Liquid Metal Fast Breeder Reactor Program, Re: "Reasons for Delaying the Push to Commercialize the Fast Breeder Reactor," Washington, DC, May 28, 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, Re: "Breeder Reactor Program Economics," Washington, DC, May 8, 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran, testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, House Interior Committee, Re: "Breeder Reactor Program," Washington, DC, May 1, 1975.
Thomas B. Cochran and Arthur R. Tamplin, "NRDC Supplemental Submission to the Environmental Protection Agency," Public Hearings on Plutonium and Transuranium Elements, Washington, DC, February 24, 1975.
J. Gustave Speth, Arthur R. Tamplin, and Thomas B. Cochran, NRDC statement at the Environmental Protection Public Hearings on Plutonium and the Transuranium Elements, December 10, 1974.


Book Review

Thomas B. Cochran, review of Behind the Nuclear Curtain: Radioactive Waste Management in the Former Soviet Union by Don J. Bradley (Columbus, Ohio: Battelle Press, 1997), April 1998.


Encylopedia

Robert S. Norris and Thomas B. Cochran, “Nuclear Weapons,” Encyclopedia Britannica Online, May 27, 2008
W.J. Frank, Thomas B. Cochran, and Robert S. Norris, "Nuclear Weapons" in "Technology of War," The New Encyclopædia Britannica , 15th ed., vol. 29 (1990), pp. 575-578.
Thomas B. Cochran and Robert S. Norris, "The Development of Fusion Weapons" in "Technology of War," The New Encyclopædia Britannica, 15th ed., vol. 29 (1990), pp. 578-580.


Other Selected Publications, Papers, Notes and Letters

Thomas B. Cochran with R. Kelly, R. Marchi, P. Patchick, and B. Skipwith, "Project AMSIM Final Report, Volume I, Terrain Models," prepared for U.S. Army Combat Developments Command Experimentation Command, Fort Ord, California, August 1971.
Thomas B. Cochran with T.C. Bacon, F.M. Bomse, and others, "Evidence for Production of the N* (1400) and N* (1400) in the Reaction p(bar)p(n) -p(bar)p (n) at 2.8 GeV/c," Physical Review Letters , vol. 22 (1969): p. 43.
Thomas B. Cochran with T.C. Bacon, F. M. Bomse, and others, "Comparison of Isobar Production in p(bar)p and p(bar)n Interactions at 2.8 GeV/c," Physical Review , vol. 162 (1967): pp. 1,320-1,322.


M.S. Thesis and PH.D. Dissertation

Thomas B. Cochran, "Soft X-Ray Irradiations of Acetylene Methylacetylene, and Ethylacetylene in the Gas Phase With and Without Admixtures of Noble Gases," M.S. thesis (unpublished), Vanderbilt University, 1965.
Thomas B. Cochran, "Antiisobar Production in Antiproton-Deuteron Interactions at 2.8 GeV/C," Ph.D. dissertation (unpublished), Vanderbilt University, 1967.

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