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OSPAR - Contribution of Aerial Discharges to Marine Environment - RS01012

The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which aerial radioactive
discharges from the UK’s nuclear and non-nuclear sectors contribute to
concentrations of radionuclides in the marine environment, and ultimately whether
aerial discharges should be included in the UK Strategy. The objectives of the study
were to obtain summary data on aerial discharges made from the various nuclear
and non-nuclear sectors and to assess their importance by comparing the relative
impact of these discharges against published measured concentrations in the marine
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2004

Cost: £8,128
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Atkins Environment
Air Pollution              
Hazardous substances              
Marine Monitoring              
Public Health              
Radioactive materials              
Radioactive Substances              
Waste Management              
Water Pollution              
Fields of Study
Radioactive Substances