Findings and recommendations from an international comparison of models and approaches for the estimation of radiological exposure to non-human biota

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  • N.A. Beresford
  • C.L. Barnett
  • K. Beaugelin-Seiller
  • J.E. Brown
  • J.-J. Cheng
  • D. Copplestone
  • S. Gaschak
  • J.L. Hingston
  • J. Horyna
  • A. Hosseini
  • B.J. Howard
  • S. Kamboj
  • A. Kryshev
  • T. Nedveckaite
  • T. Sazykina
  • J.T. Smith
  • D. Telleria
  • J. Vives i Batlle
  • T.L. Yankovich
  • R. Heling
  • M.D. Wood
  • C. Yu

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Abstract

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.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)565-570
JournalRadioprotection
Volume44
Issue number5
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Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2009

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  • Findings and recommendations from an international comparison of models and approaches for the estimation of radiological exposure to non-human biota

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