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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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This research was funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Deerbrook Charitable Trust, and the European Commission Seventh Framework Project "Coordination and implementation of a Pan-Europe Instrument for Radioecology.
One of the resounding messages to arise is the importance of examining the impacts of ocean acidification at the local or community level, said Peter Swarzenski, Head of the IAEA Radioecology Laboratory Section.
The FVP also laid the foundation stone for the building of the Radioecology and Diagnostic Therapeutic units, describing the units as quantum leap in the Oncology Hospital .
Radioecology Research of the Red Forest Proving Ground [website].
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.