Monitoring of fish and seafood

Updated 2016-05-02

Monitor the levels of radionuclides (137Cs and 210Po) in selected fish and seafood species in the Norwegian and Barents Sea.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
1993 -
Data collection
1993 -
Data processing
1993 -
Data reporting
1993 -

Contact information

Contact person
Hilde Kristin Skjerdal

Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority, Grini næringspark 13, 1361 Østerås

+47 67162500

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Marine fish
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

Marine shellfish


Regions studied
Radioactivity TDC
Radioactivity TDC
Radioactivity TDC

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
Data centres
Radioactivity TDC
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?

Planned to be included in AMAP Radioactivity TDC

References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports

NRPA. Radioactivity in the Marine Environment 2008 and 2009. Results from the Norwegian National Monitoring Programme (RAME). StrålevernRapport 2011:4. Østerås: Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority, 2011.

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Please consult StrålevernRapport 2011:4 available from

QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

Please consult StrålevernRapport 2011:4 available from

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

The Norwegian Marine monitoring program RAME

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