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|Title:||Monitoring Radioactivity in Nuclear and Radiological Emergency in a European Perspective: Aims and Means|
|Authors:||DE CORT MARC|
|Citation:||International Journal of Emergency Management vol. 4 no. 3 p. 319 - 338|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||After the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident, European countries have further enhanced their capacity and infrastructure for monitoring radioactivity in their environment. This paper gives a summary of the most commonly used tech-niques relevant to routine and nuclear and/or radiological emergency conditions, fol-lowed by a discussion of the various network types (routine, emergency preparedness, mobile monitoring) and some suggestions on how homogeneity of the monitoring in-formation can be improved. Keywords: Measurement strategy, radiation measurements, air contamination meas-urement, in situ measurements, surface contamination sampling, environmental sam-pling.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for Environment and Sustainability|
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