Case study on the improved use of collective dose for nuclear and/or radiological emergencies

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Abstract

The improved use of collective dose following the 2007 ICRP recommendations is studied for nuclear and radiological emergencies. To study the accumulation of low individual doses to the collective dose the collective dose is calculated as a function of the minimum individual dose for three accident scenarios. It is found that the use of collective dose in this way can have an added value in nuclear emergency prepardeness and response, in particular related to decisions on overall protective actions following an accident.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-72
JournalRadioprotection
Volume48
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013
EventPrepardeness for nuclear and radiological emergency response and recovery: Implementation of ICRP recommendations - NERIS platform, organized by VUJE in cooperation with ICRP, Bratislava, Slovakia
Duration: 6 Feb 20128 Feb 2012

Keywords

  • nuclear and radiological emergencies, collective dose, ICRP recommendations

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