Findings and recommendations from an international comparison of models and approaches for the estimation of radiological exposure to non-human biota
Beresford, N.A.; Barnett, C.L.; Beaugelin-Seiller, K.; Brown, J.E.; Chang, J.-J.; Copplestone, D.; Gaschak, S.; Hingston, J.L.; Horyna, J.; Hosseini, A.; Howard, B.J.; Kamboj, S.; Kryshev, A.; Nedveckaite, T.; Olyslaegers, G.; Sazykina, T.; Smith, J.T.; Telleria, D.; Vives i Batlle, J.; Yankovich, T.L.; Heling, R.; Wood, M.D.; Yu, C.. 2009 Findings and recommendations from an international comparison of models and approaches for the estimation of radiological exposure to non-human biota. Radioprotection, 44 (5). 565-570. 10.1051/radiopro/20095104Full text not available from this repository.
There is general international acceptance of the need to demonstrate that the environment is protected from ionising radiation. In some countries requirements and guidelines for the protection of non-human biota are already in place. As a consequence a number of models and approaches have been proposed for the estimation of the exposure of non-human biota to ionising radiation. The IAEA EMRAS programme’s Biota Working Group has conducted the most comprehensive intercomparison of the predictions of these approaches to date. In this paper, we present an overview of the activities of the Biota Working Group concentrating on its conclusions and recommendations.
|Programmes:||CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 onwards > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 3 - Managing Threats to Environment and Health > BGC - 3.3 - Deliver effective advice, models and applied science ...|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Ecology and Environment|
|Date made live:||09 Sep 2009 14:00|
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