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Title: An international database of radionuclide concentration ratios for wildlife: Development and uses
Authors: Copplestone, David
Beresford, Nicholas A
Brown, Justin
Yankovich, Tamara L
Contact Email: david.copplestone@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Equilibrium concentration ratios
Radionuclide transfer
Environmental protection
Wildlife dose assessment models
Issue Date: Dec-2013
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Copplestone D, Beresford NA, Brown J & Yankovich TL (2013) An international database of radionuclide concentration ratios for wildlife: Development and uses, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 126, pp. 288-298.
Abstract: A key element of most systems for assessing the impact of radionuclides on the environment is a means to estimate the transfer of radionuclides to organisms. To facilitate this, an international wildlife transfer database has been developed to provide an online, searchable compilation of transfer parameters in the form of equilibrium-based whole-organism to media concentration ratios. This paper describes the derivation of the wildlife transfer database, the key data sources it contains and highlights the applications for the data.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/22201
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad.2013.05.007
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Affiliation: Biological and Environmental Sciences
Lancaster Environment Centre
Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority
Saskatchewan Research Council, Canada

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