Last updated : November 30 2020

An independent, non-political & non-profit Knowing Society dedicated to the worldwide development of Radioecology, operating as a Think Tank

Radioecology is a highly multidisciplinary scientific discipline situated at the crossroads between environmental radioactivity, whether natural or man-made, and its consequences on both, man and the environment. It deals with radioactivity as a stressor requiring risk assessment, but also as a tracer of biogeochemical and ecological processes. 

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Integration of ecosystem science into radioecology: A consensus perspective
2020-08-07 - Publications

[ Access a recent article published in Science of Total Environment ]
In the Fall of 2016 a workshop was held which brought together over 50 scientists from the ecological and radiological fields to discuss feasibility and challenges of reintegrating ecosystem science into radioecology. There is agrowing desire to incorporate attributes of ecosystem science into radiological risk assessment and radioecological research more generally, fueled by recent… Read more >>

From tangled banks to toxic bunnies; a reflection on the issues involved in developing an ecosystem approach for environmental radiation protection
2020-08-07 - Publications

[ Access a recent article published in Journal of Radiation Biology ]
Provide a platform for radioecologists to engage with radiobiologists to address major questions around developing an Ecosystem approach in radioecology and radiation protection of the environment.… Read more >>

IERR 2021 - Impacts of Environmental Radioactivity and Advances in Radioecology
2020-02-05 - Forthcoming Conferences

[ 22-26 June 2021 - Paruse Iizaka, Fukushima, Japan ]
In 2021 it will be 10 years after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear accident of March 2011. Time is approaching to reflect on lessons learned and progress made. Save the date! Further information: http://www.iur-uir.org/en/conferences/id-118-ierr-2021-impacts-of-environmental-radioactivity-and-advances-in-radioecology Read more >>

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