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Title: The ecological relevance of current approaches for environmental protection from exposure to ionising radiation
Author(s): Copplestone, David
Howard, Brenda J
Brechignac, Francois
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Keywords: environmental protection
ionising radiation
Issue Date: 2004
Date Deposited: 10-Aug-2012
Citation: Copplestone D, Howard BJ & Brechignac F (2004) The ecological relevance of current approaches for environmental protection from exposure to ionising radiation. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 74 (1-3), pp. 31-41.
Abstract: This paper discusses the current approaches to environmental protection from ionising radiation from an ecological perspective, highlighting the need to understand fully what we are trying to protect. Ecologically relevant endpoints for environmental protection are discussed along with the need to integrate protection from ionising radiation with the approaches adopted for non-radioactive contaminants. A possible integrated assessment approach is outlined.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2004.01.020
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