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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Laboratory of Radioecology, Institute of Botany of Nature Research Centre.
Research interests: human and biota radiation protection, radiation safety, radioecology.
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.
Radioecology Research of the Red Forest Proving Ground [website].