These Studies and Conference Reports are recommended reading for a further understanding of the complex issues related to the development, use and effects of Agent Orange and Dioxin.

Hatfield Consultants

Environmental and Human Health Assessment of Dioxin Contamination at Bien Hoa Airbase, Viet Nam (August 2011)

Summary Report

Full Report

Appendices

Hatfield has worked since 1994 conducting research on dioxin contamination from Agent Orange. Their work has led to the identification of dioxin hotspots throughout southern Vietnam, the development of mitigation plans to address these hotspots and to prevent further exposure of local populations to dioxin from Agent Orange.

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Hatfield's reports on their research are listed below:

Comprehensive Assessment of Dioxin Contamination in Da Nang Airport, Viet Nam: Environmental Levels, Human Exposure and Options for Mitigating Impacts (November 2009)

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Evaluation Of Contamination At The Agent Orange Dioxin Hot Spots In Bien Hoa, Phu Cat And Vicinity (June 2009)

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"Agent Orange Dioxin Contamination in the Environment and Human Population in the Vicinity of Da Nang Airbase"  - Paper presented at Dioxin 2007, Japan

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Assessment of Dioxin Contamination in the Environment and Human Population in the Vicinity of Da Nang Airbase, Viet Nam - Report 3: Study Summary (April 2007)

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“The Agent Orange Dioxin Issue in Viet Nam: A Manageable Problem.” - paper presented at Dioxin 2006, Oslo, Norway.

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Identification of New Agent Orange/Dioxin Contamination Hot Spots in Southern Viet Nam (January 2006)

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Agent Orange/Dioxin Hotspots - A Legacy of US Military Bases in Southern Viet Nam  - Overview paper on Hatfield's Agent Orange Studies in Viet Nam presented by Wayne Dwernychuk from 2002 - 2005

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A Brief Overview of Agent Orange - 2005 Summary Document

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Dioxin Hotspots in Vietnam—Wayne Dwernychuk, Chemosphere, 2005.

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Comment by Wayne Dwernychuk on "Extent and Patterns of usage of Agent Orange and other herbicides in Vietnam" 

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Agent Orange Studies in Viet Nam

Power Point Presentation by Wayne Dwernychuk. Washington, DC, 2003.

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Dioxin Reservoirs in Southern Vietnam—A Legacy of Agent Orange - Wayne Dwernychuk et al., Chemosphere, 2002.

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Preliminary Assessment of Environmental Contamination in Gio Linh, Quang Tri, Viet Nam (May 2000)

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Development of Impact Mitigation Strategies Related to the use of Agent Orange Herbicide in the A Luoi Valley, Viet Nam (April 2000)

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Figures

Tables

Plates

Appendices

Using Radarsat Imagery to Assess Residual Environmental Effects of the Viet Nam War

Ground Truthing and field data Collection report

Interpretive Report

Interpretive Report Folio of Imagery