Task Groups


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Radioecology of Rice

2008-03-29
[ Leaders: S. Uchida, s_uchida@nirs.gov.jp & H. Tsukada, hirof@ies.org.jp ]
Task Group completed or in termination phase
This Task Group to deal with radioecology of rice has been launched at the 3rd International Conference on contaminants in soil Environments in Australiasian-Pacific Regions that was organized in Beijing, in November 2003. It is co-chaired by Shigeo Uchida from NIRS (Japan) and Hirofumi Tsukada from IES (Japan), with initial members from…
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Protection of the environment

2008-03-22
[ Task Group Leader: David Copplestone, david.copplestone@environment-agency.gov.uk ]
Permanent active Task Group
Background Following the publication of the Task Group's report "Protection of the Environment: Current Status and Future Work", the main emphasis of this task group has changed to one that focuses on the identification and prioritisation of the research requirements in the field of protection of the environment from ionising radiation.…
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Arctic and Antartic Regions

2008-03-21
[ Task group leader: Mark Dowdall, Mark.Dowdall@nrpa.no ]
Permanent active Task Group
The International Union of Radioecology’s’ Task Group: Arctic and Antarctic Regions was for a number of years an active forum for those involved in polar radioecology although, primarily due to the heavy workloads of those involved as opposed to lack of interest, relatively dormant for the past two years. This Task Group is now…
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Radioecology and waste

2008-03-20
[ Tempory Taskgroup leaders : Rodolfo Avila, rodolfo.avila@facilia.se & Irene Zinger, irene@facilia.se ]
Permanent active Task Group
The Task Group has been launched during the Workshop "Mobility in Biosphere of Iodine, Technetium, Selenium and Uranium" co-organized by IUR and ANDRA in Nancy (France), April 2002. The participants gathered around a consensus on the high priority for radioecology to tackle the problem of the management of high level radioactive waste.…
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Speciation

2008-03-19
[ Taskgroup leader : Brit Salbu, brit.salbu@umb.no ]
Permanent active Task Group
The main objective of this new Task Group is to strengthen the competence internationally on environmental impact assessment. This is to be achieved based on using adequate techniques to characterize radionuclides species, linking and quantifying radionuclides species to sources and release scenarios, linking and quantifying radionuclides…
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Radioecological Parameter Values - Update of TRS 364 (IAEA/IUR)

2007-08-29
[ TG Leaders: P.Calmon (philippe.calmon@irsn.fr) & G. Voigt (g.voigt@iaea.org) ]
Task Group completed or in termination phase
This is a joint IAEA/IUR Task Group which is embeded in the IAEA EMRAS Programme: Working Group on revision of the Handbook of parameter values for the prediction of radionuclide transfer in temperate environments, IAEA-TRS No. 364 Next Meeting The next meeting of this Working Group will be held in conjunction with the Fifth…
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Task Group on Ethics, Philosophy and Policy

2003-06-25
[ Taskgroup leader : Deborah Oughton, deborah.oughton@ikb.nlh.no ]
Task Group completed or in termination phase
The main aim of this Task group is to provide a forum for IUR members to discuss a variety of issues concerned with the interaction of scientific research and policy making. The Group's area of interest covers philosophical questions such as the relationship and demarcation between "fact and value", the role of ethical and value judgements…
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Mediterranean Fruit Radioecology

2003-06-25
Task Group completed or in termination phase
The activity of this Task Group has been closely associated to the IAEA BIOMASS Programme that was recently ended. Although there is still a need to complete radioecological data base, and to expand to better knowledge on radionuclides transfer to fruits in all climatic conditions, the reduced present activity in this field does not…
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