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NKS Programme Area:NKS-B
Research Area:Emergency preparedness
Report Number:NKS-158
Report Title:Nuclear risks from atmospheric dispersion over Northern Europe. Final report of the NKS-B project NordRisk
Activity Acronym:NordRisk
Authors:Bent Lauritzen
Abstract:The aim of the 2005-06 NKS-B NordRisk project has been to present practical methods for probabilistic risk assessment from long-range atmospheric transport and deposition of radioactive material. In this project an atlas of long-range atmospheric dispersion and deposition patterns derived from archived numerical weather prediction (NWP) model data coupled to an atmospheric dispersion model has been produced, and a PC-based software tool has been developed, based on a simplified description of the long-term, long-range atmospheric dispersion and deposition. The atlas and the software tool may allow for a rapid, first assessment of the risks following a nuclear emergency, when detailed information on the long-range atmospheric dispersion and deposition is not available.
Keywords:Nuclear Emergency; Probabilistic Risk Assessment; Risk Atlas;
Publication date:01 Apr 2007
ISBN:ISBN: 978-87-7893-223-5
Number of downloads:1196
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