RadEcol provides support for biosphere assessments for radioactive waste disposal encompassing an international portfolio of radioactive waste management organisations and associated regulators.
Biosphere Assessment Capabilities
Bespoke dose to biota assessments in line with regulatory requirements for radioactive waste disposal including technical authorship and technical editing in support of licence submissions and support to clients in addressing regulatory feedback on submissions. This has included assessing uncertainties in long term biota dose assessments.
RESEARCH PROGRAMME SUPPORT
Development and implementation of research programmes to address uncertainties in long-term assessment requirements for human and non-human biota dose assessments associated with radioactive waste disposal.
Long-term radionuclide transport behaviour in the environment
Conceptual model development for long term radionuclide behaviour in the biosphere
Feature-Event-Process (FEP) analysis and development of biosphere conceptual model interaction matrices
TECHNICAL PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
Programme management and technical secretariat support to international working groups including organisation, reporting and web site management for programmes assessing radioactive and long lived non-radioactive hazardous pollutant behaviour in the environment.
More information on RadEcol’s Programme Management capabilities can be found here.
RadEcol provides biosphere assessment support to RWM in the UK and internationally for Posiva (Finland), SKB (Sweden), NRPA (Norway) and NUMO (Japan) and to a range of other international waste management organisations and regulatory agencies through the international BIOPROTA forum.