Addressing current knowledge gaps on radionuclide transfer to reptiles

Wood, M.D.; Beresford, N.A.; Yankovich, T.L.; Semenov, D.V; Copplestone, D.. 2011 Addressing current knowledge gaps on radionuclide transfer to reptiles. [Speech] In: Radioecology & Environmetal Radioactivity - Environment & Nuclear Renaissance, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 19-24 June 2011. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, McMaster University.

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Model intercomparison exercises have identified radionuclide transfer predictions as the greatest source of uncertainty in biota dose assessments. In response to this an IAEA Working Group was established to develop an international database of transfer parameters for wildlife. One wildlife group for which few transfer data exist is reptiles.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Speech)
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 3 - Managing Threats to Environment and Health > BGC - 3.2 - Provide the evidence base for setting Environment Quality Standards ...
UKCEH and CEH Sections/Science Areas: Shore
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Extended abstract
Additional Keywords: radioecology
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Date made live: 16 Aug 2011 11:28 +0 (UTC)

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