biotope Articles

  • The effects of low and very low doses of ionising radiation on human health and biotopes: radioecology and dosimetry

    The main purpose of this paper is to explain the Radiological Assessment Programme implemented by Nucleoelectrica Argentina SA (NASA) in the Atucha I NPP and Atucha II NPP sites. Atucha I NPP reached its first criticality in 1974, while Atucha II NPP will start its commercial operation in the last quarter of 2011. The Radiological Assessment Programme verifies the compliance of the basic safety ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The effects of low and very low doses of ionising radiation on human health and biotopes: radioecology and dosimetry

    The main purpose of this paper is to explain the Radiological Assessment Programme implemented by Nucleoelectrica Argentina SA (NASA) in the Atucha I NPP and Atucha II NPP sites. Atucha I NPP reached its first criticality in 1974, while Atucha II NPP will start its commercial operation in the last quarter of 2011. The Radiological Assessment Programme verifies the compliance of the basic safety ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Abstracts from the Ninth LOWARD International Conference

    35 abstracts are listed. They are taken from papers presented at the Ninth LOWRAD International Conference on 'The Effects of Low and Very Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation on Human Health and Biotopes', held in Barcelona, Spain from 13–15 December, 2010.Keywords: low radiation, low dose effects, ionising radiation, human health, biotopes, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Conversion to Extensive Grass Land for Flood Risk Management

    The Mitigation Strategy of the measure Conversion to Extensive Grassland refers to flood prevention and environmental protection also. Flood protection can be achieved by: Increase the infiltration of rainwater by high roughness and preventing soil silting, Reducing the flow velocity of surface run off, The hydrologic-hydraulic effect varies depending on the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The new Caofeidian eco-city will be climate-neutral

    The whole new Caofeidian eco-city is emerging some 200 km southeast of Beijing. Urban planners, architects, engineers and technical consultants from Sweco have taken part in planning of the first phase, a 30 square km area that will be completed carbon neutral. ...


    By Sweco

  • Prized Maya Biosphere is Under Attack

    In the sweltering, midday heat of the Petén, Guatemala’s largest province, workers are stringing barbed wire to posts along a dirt road that borders a swath of open land. This land was forest until just a few weeks ago, when someone set a fire that reduced the trees to ashes. Since then, a hole has been dug for a pond. Once grass takes root in the open space and water fills the pond hole, the ...


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