Small amounts of radioactive cesium from Fukushima detected in environmental samples
Small amounts of radioactive cesium have been detected in environmental samples from Finnmark, Northern Norway that originated from the Fukushima accident in 2011.
NRPA is organizing an international radon conference in Paris
Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) and Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN, France) are organizing an international radon conference «Radon & Society – from knowledge to action» 11th and 12th of April in Paris.
Unique nuclear cooperation gives results
Norway and Russia continue their successful cooperation in securing and removing large quantities of radioactive waste in Andreyev Bay in Russia. On Wednesday, 20 March, the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority prolonged its cooperation agreement with the Russian Ministry of Defence in this field.
New publication: Data collection and dose reconstruction in paediatric CT
The Cancer Registry of Norway (CRN) and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) are partners in a multinational epidemiological survey aimed to quantify the risks related to computed tomography (CT) examinations during childhood. Read the publication here
Preliminary conclusions from the 2012 joint Russian/Norwegian Expedition to Stepovogo fjord
The joint Russian/Norwegian expedition has fulfilled its main tasks regarding the investigation of dumped objects and the collection of environmental samples in the Stepovogo fjord area. Selected samples have already undergone preliminary analysis onboard during the expedition, while more detailed and accurate measurements will now be undertaken in Russia and Norway. A final report based on the findings of the joint Russian/Norwegian expedition will be published in the end of 2013.
Joint Norwegian-Russian mission to investigate dumped atomic waste
A joint Norwegian-Russian mission left Kirkenes on 29. August to visit areas in the Kara Sea where spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste have been dumped. The purpose of the mission is to obtain new information about radioactive pollution and the condition of the dumped items.