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Objectives

To ensure participants:
• are conversant with assessment objectives;
• have a basic understanding of radionuclide transfer, dosimetry and radiation effects;
• know how to use available tools;
• can interpret the results;
• understand the implications of how the tools are used.

Programme

Directions

By road: Leave the M6 at junction 33, take the A6 north towards Lancaster. Continue for 1.75 miles, turn right at the second set of traffic lights into the University (after Galgate village). At the roundabout take the last exit. CEH is located on Library Avenue (1st left), however, if you want to park on campus you will need to use the pay & display area on Farrer Avenue (2nd left). Campus map

By rail: Lancaster railway station is on the main West Coast London- Scotland route, about three-and-a-half hours from London (see timetable). Take a taxi to the University from the station.

Link to Multimap

By air: There is a direct rail link from the Manchester International Airport (Terminal 2) to Lancaster Station (see timetable). Journey time is between one and a half and two hours. Alternatively if required we can arrange an airport taxi for you (email Aimee Walmsley).

A number of the cheaper airlines operate from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. However, there is no direct rail link to Lancaster.

Accommodation

If you have requested accommodation this will be reserved for you in the Lancaster House Hotel. Visitors to CEH are given a special rate of £80 per night (bed & breakfast). The Lancaster House Hotel is within 10 minutes walking distance of CEH.

If you are reserving your own accommodation and need assistance identifying to stay somewhere contact Aimee Walmsley

CEH Lancaster

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology,
Lancaster Environmnent Centre,
Library Ave.,
Bailrigg, Lancaster.
LA1 4AP

Tel: +44 (0)1524 595800
Fax: +44 (0)1524 61536

We suggest that course participants become familiar with the following documents prior to the course:

D-ERICA: An INTEGRATED APPROACH to the assessment and management of environmental risks from ionising radiation. Description of purpose, methodology and application. Full text

The ERICA Tool help file Full text

PROTECT executive summary

ICRP RAP report

SP1a

US DoE (2002)

Further suggested reading:

Beresford, N.A., Barnett, C.L., Howard, B.J., Scott, W.A., Brown, J.E., Copplestone D. 2008.

Derivation of transfer parameters for use within the ERICA Tool and the default concentration ratios for terrestrial biota.

J. Environ. Radioact., 99, 1393-1407.

doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2008.01.020

Contact Nick Beresford for a copy if required

Hosseni et. al. ERICA Aquatic

EMRAS paper exercise 2

FASSET JRP

 Under development

Some details about the project can go here.
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