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Uncovered a leak from the submarine wreck

Uncovered a leak from the submarine wreck

Researcher Hans-Christian Teien and PhD student Shane Sheibener took part in a research cruise to document leakage from the wreck of the sunken submarine "Komsomolets". Radioactive caesium has been detected, but there is no danger to humans or the environment.

Will find out if nuclear submarine wreck in the Norwegian Sea is leaking

Will find out if nuclear submarine wreck in the Norwegian Sea is leaking

Researchers from CERAD and NMBU are going on a research cruise. The goal is to find out if there is radioactive leakage from the sunken submarine "Komsomolets", which is at the bottom of the Norwegian Sea.

Public defense - Magne Simonsen

Public defense - Magne Simonsen

Magne Simonsen successfully defended his PhD thesis “Marine transport modeling of radionuclides using a dynamic speciation approach” on Tuesday June 18, 2019. 

CERAD CoE 2013-2022

CERAD CoE will develop an ecosystem based scientific approach to help protect people and the environment from ionizing radiation, with a programme of targeted focused long term research.

Following the international mid-term evaluation, the Research Council of Norway has decided to fund CERAD until 2022.

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