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Handbook of parameter values for the prediction of radionuclide transfer to wildlife

International Atomic Energy Agency. 2014 Handbook of parameter values for the prediction of radionuclide transfer to wildlife. Vienna, International Atomic Energy Agency, 211pp. (Technical Reports Series, 479).

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This handbook provides generic parameter values for estimating the transfer of radionuclides from environmental media to wildlife for the purpose of assessing potential radiation exposure under equilibrium conditions. These data are intended for use where site specific data are either not available or not required, and to parameterize generic assessment models. They are based on a comprehensive review of the available literature, including many Russian language publications that have not previously been available in English. The publication addresses the limitations of the parameter values and the applicability of data. Some general background information on the assessment of potential impacts of radioactive releases on wildlife is also included. It complements the existing handbook in the same IAEA series with parameter to assess the radiological impact to humans.

Item Type: Publication - Book
CEH Sections: Shore
ISBN: 9789201007148
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Freely available online via Official URL link
Additional Keywords: radioecology
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Date made live: 08 Sep 2014 11:56 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/501007

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