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Introduction

These pages contain information on and links to:

(info) The development of assessment approaches for application in environmental radiological assessements has been moderately rapid over the last decade (2000-2010).

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As

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a

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consequence

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comparatively

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recent

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outputs

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have

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been

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superseded.

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Whilst

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these

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'older'

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outputs

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are

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openly

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available

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their

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replacements

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should

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be

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used

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by

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preferences.

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However,

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we

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recognise

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that

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it

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may

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not

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be

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obvious

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to

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all

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users

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which

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approaches

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have

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been

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superseded,

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here

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are

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the

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ones

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we

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are

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aware

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of:

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  • Transfer

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  • parameters

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  • available

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  • in

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  • the

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  • replace

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  • those

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  • published

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  • in

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  • the

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  • and

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  • approaches.

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  • The

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  • code

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  • replaces

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  • the

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  • BCG-calculator.

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  • The

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  • wildlife

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  • radition

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  • effects

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  • database

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  • is

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  • an

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  • update

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  • of

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  • the

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  • FRED

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  • database.

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  • The

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  • England

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  • &

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  • Wales

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  • Environment

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  • Agency

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  • intend

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  • to

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  • replace

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  • their

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  • own

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  • approach

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  • )

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  • with

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  • the

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  • ERICA

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  • Tool.

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  • The

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  • transfer

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  • parameters

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  • currently

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  • (

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  • December

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  • 2009

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  • )

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  • available

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  • within

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  • the

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  • will

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  • be

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  • updated

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  • during

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  • 2010

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  • using

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  • data

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  • being

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  • compiled

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  • within

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  • the

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  • .

(warning) Assessors should NOT use these superseded approaches unless they can thoroughly justify their application (e.g.

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the

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use

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of

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the

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EA

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R&D128

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model

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would

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be

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justified

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for

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releases

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of

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noble

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gases

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to

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the

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atmosphere

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as

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this

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is

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the

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only

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approach

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to

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consider

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these

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radionuclides).

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If you have outputs that you would like to have included within these pages please let us know (email: clb@ceh.ac.uk

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