radioecology

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ra·di·o·e·col·o·gy

 (rā′dē-ō-ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the effects of radiation and radioisotopes on the environment.

ra′di·o·ec′o·log′i·cal (-ĕk′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ra′di·o·e·col′o·gist n.

radioecology

(ˌraɪdɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
the branch of ecology concerned with the effects of radioactivity on the environment
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We studied animals in the nearly 2,200-square-kilometer (850-square-mile) sector of the exclusion zone in Belarus called the Polessye State Radioecological Reserve.
We studied animals in the nearly 2,200-square-kilometer sector of the exclusion zone in Belarus called the "Polessye State Radioecological Reserve.
Objective: COMET will strengthen the pan-European research initiative on the impact of radiation on man and the environment by facilitating the integration of radioecological research.
1999); personal interview information on residences, dietary habits, and administration of potassium iodide promptly after the accident; and a radioecological model that was used to estimate temporal variation of [sup.
Vasyl Yoschenko, head of radioecological monitoring at the Ukraine Institute of Agricultural Radiology, says that could benefit more radiation-tolerant species with significant forest-wide impacts: "If the Scots pine disappears, this will be a different ecosystem," he says.
Assessment of environmental impact by Ignalina NPP on radioecological changes in Lake Druksiai--which is the Ignalina NPP cooling basin--was carried out (Silumine energetika 1989; Marciulioniene et al.
Other cooperation related issues were discussed today, including modernization of nuclear medicine, improvement of radiotherapy service, operationalization of a network of radioecological monitoring and evaluation.
Several selection criteria have been applied, including radioecological sensitivity (where in the environment exposure organisms are likely to receive highest internal and external doses), intrinsic radiosensitivity, amenability to research, and the requirement to represent various ecological niches.