Monitoring radioactivity in Norwegian waters

Updated 2000-11-01

Monitoring the levels of radioactivity in water, sediments and biota

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1991 -
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Lars Foyn
Address
Institute of marine research P.O. Box 1870 Nordnes N - 5817 Bergen Norway
Phone
+47 55 23 85 01
Fax
+47 55 23 85 84
Email
on.rmi@sral
Other project contacts
Norwegian Radiation Protection Agency

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Radionuclides
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Marine fish
Marine sediments
Seawater/suspended particulate matter

Geography

Regions studied
Barents Sea
Norwegian Sea
Svalbard
Other areas
waters off Svalbard, the continental shelf off Norway, selcted fjords in Norway

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
no
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

Norwegian Radiation Protection Agency

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

National programme for monitoring radioactivity

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