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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.


the branch of ecology concerned with the effects of radioactivity on the environment
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The untreated, pristine carcinogenic waters of the aquifers may still be preferable to no water from such a source, observes Clemens Walther of Germany's Institute for Radioecology and Radiation Protection at Hanover University.
and staff of the PPRP Radioecology Laboratory for radiological analysis and assistance in the field effort; our divers Bill Yates and Richard Lacouture of Morgan State University without whose assistance our oysters would never have been deployed; Rich Conestar of Constellation Energy Group for providing CCNPP effluent release data; Jodi Dew of Versar for her statistical analysis of the data and review of the manuscript; William Richkus; and Jon Volstad of Versar for their review and editorial comments.
Cesium-137 in the environment; radioecology and approaches to assessment and management.
Proceedings of the 3rd National Symposium on Radioecology.
She did not attempt to write a textbook on radioecology, although the reader may get that impression when she goes into great detail with respect to the numbers for radionuclide concentrations in groundwater, plants and sediments.
Nuclear science is embodied within cybernetic systems modelling, radioecology, grid-based mapping and visualization technologies, and discourses of federal property management, national security, energy competitiveness, and scientific objectivity; while Native knowledge practices are embodied within oral narrative, ceremonial ritual, long-term land tenure and locally-based subsistence practices, including irrigation and wild seed cultivation, semi-nomadic gathering and hunting, and water source management practices.