Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety (EMRAS) —
A Summary Report of the Results of the EMRAS Programme (2003-2007)


Subject Classification: 0600-Nuclear and Radiological Safety

English IAEA-TECDOC-1678; (ISBN:978-92-0-129810-2); 60 pp.; € 18.00; Date Published: 2012

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This publication provides a detailed overview of the results and achievements of the IAEA’s EMRAS (Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety) programme, which ran from 2003 to 2007. The activities of the various working groups focused on the compilation of a handbook of parameter values for the prediction of radionuclide transfer in temperate environments, on the testing and comparison of models to assess the transfer of tritium and 14C to biota and humans, on the validation of models for dose reconstruction due to 131I after the Chernobyl accident, on modelling the transfer of radionuclides in aquatic systems, on remediation of rural and urban sites with radioactive residues, and on the impact of environmental radioactivity on non-human species. The book concludes with a summary of the outcomes of the EMRAS programme and is accompanied by a CD-ROM which provides details of the work and the results of the working groups.

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