Inter-comparison of models to estimate radionuclide activity concentrations in non-human biota

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  • N.A. Beresford
  • C.L. Barnett
  • J.E. Brown
  • J.J. Cheng
  • D. Copplestone
  • V. Filistovic
  • A. Hosseini
  • B.J. Howard
  • S.R. Jones
  • S. Kamboj
  • A. Kryshev
  • T. Nedveckaite
  • Geert Olyslaegers
  • R. Saxén
  • T. Sazykina
  • J. Vives i Batlle
  • S. Vives-Lynch
  • T. Yankovich
  • C. Yu

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A number of models have recently been, or are currently being, developed to enable the assessment of radiation doses from ionising radiation to non-human species. A key component of these models is the ability to predict whole-organism activity concentrations in a wide range of wildlife. In this paper, we compare the wholeorganism activity concentrations predicted by eight models participating within the IAEA Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety programme for a range of radionuclides to terrestrial and freshwater organisms.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)491-514
JournalRadiation and Environmental Biophysics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2008


  • non-human biota

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