Dynamic modelling of radionuclide uptake by Fukushima coastal biota

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This paper describes how the dynamic transfer to marine biota D-DAT model has now been redeveloped into a tool able to calculate transfers to biota using biokinetic parameters (short- and long-term biological half-lives, or TB1/2s) and also the dynamics of transfer to and from sediments, which improves calculation of external dose components - an important issue for benthic organisms and for retrofitting the likely releases to the marine environment. The application to Fukushima is fully discussed.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationElectronic proceedings 10.1. Lessons learnt from the Fukushima accident, Paper O-086
Place of PublicationBarcelona, Spain
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2014
EventInternational Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity - ICRER, Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 7 Sep 201412 Sep 2014


ConferenceInternational Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity


  • ICRER, Fukushima, dynamic model

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