This report deals with the environmental consequences in Norway after a hypothetical accident at Sellafield. The investigation is limited to the terrestrial environment, and focus on animals grazing natural pastures, plus wild berries and fungi. Only 137Cs is considered. The predicted consequences are severe – in particular for mutton and goat milk production.
The report reviews Norwegian-funded projects on nuclear safety at Kola and Leningrad nuclear
power plants in the period 2005–2009. The report also reviews the safety level, lifetime,
decommissioning plans and plans for new reactors at the two plants.
The fifth Norwegian report in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety concludes that Norway is in compliance with its obligations under the convention.
In 2008, a master's thesis project was carried out at the NRPA, concentrating on the implementation and use of radiochromic film for dosimetric purposes in photon radiotherapy. A method for the use of radiochromic film in a clinical setting was developed and tested at 7 of Norway's 10 radiotherapy hospitals. This report contains the finished thesis in its entirety.
Results from the Norwegian Marine Monitoring Programme (RAME)
The report gives an overview of the risk and environmental impact assessments received through the Norwegian-Russian decommissioning project of RTGs in NW Russia. A number of 180 RTGs have been removed from NW Russia between 2001–2009.
Potential release – transport and fallout
Denne rapporten gir en kortfattet oversikt over historien og utviklingen av flytende kjernekraftverk med en presentasjon og diskusjon av potensielle fremtidige implikasjoner av flytende kjernekraftverk i nordlige områder.
Rapporten inneholder skriftlig versjon av innlegg på Nordisk selskap for stråleverns konferanse i Ålesund 26–30 mai 2008. Rapporten inneholder fulltekstversjon, eventuelt sammendrag, fra samtlige sesjoner, dvs: opening, medical, effect studies, natural radiation and radiation in nature, emergency preparedness, radioactive waste og nuclear safety and security.