radioecology


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ra·di·o·e·col·o·gy

(rā-dē-ō'ē-kol'ō-jē),
Study of the environmental effects of radioactive contaminants.

radioecology

(rā″dē-ō-ē-kŏl′ō-jē) [″ + Gr. oikos, house, + logos, word, reason]
Investigation of the effect of radiation on the living organisms in the environment.
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She did not attempt to write a textbook on radioecology, although the reader may get that impression when she goes into great detail with respect to the numbers for radionuclide concentrations in groundwater, plants and sediments.
Nuclear science is embodied within cybernetic systems modelling, radioecology, grid-based mapping and visualization technologies, and discourses of federal property management, national security, energy competitiveness, and scientific objectivity; while Native knowledge practices are embodied within oral narrative, ceremonial ritual, long-term land tenure and locally-based subsistence practices, including irrigation and wild seed cultivation, semi-nomadic gathering and hunting, and water source management practices.
Marouf is a specialist in radioecology and has a Ph.
Cogema representatives pointed to the findings of a study by the Nord-Contentin Radioecology Group in 1999: the number of cases of leukaemia attributed to exposure to nuclear facilities is put at 0.
The site is monitored by scientists from the International Radioecology Laboratory just outside the zone.
An interlaboratory comparison among experienced radioecology metrology laboratories will determine the massic activities of [Sr.
As the radioecology of Pond B has been well described (Whicker et al.
It will do so by focusing resources and efforts in five key directions: Bring together the elements of the European scientific communities in the fields of radiation effects and risks, radioecology, nuclear emergency preparedness, dosimetry and medical radiation protection, whose joint expertise is essential to continue the development of radiation protection knowledge in a multidisciplinary mode to reduce further the uncertainties in radiation protection.
Scott Fowler, who helped pioneer marine radioecology for more than 30 years at the International Atomic Energy Agency's Marine Environment Laboratories, offered a primer on the subject at the Fukushima and the Ocean Conference in Tokyo in November 2012.