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Field course in Chernobyl

Field course in Experimental Radioecology and Radiobiology

  • Chernobyl
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CERAD is co-organizing a field course in Ukraine on June 2018. The aim of the course is to obtain practical skills of working in radiation-contaminated territories like Chernobyl exclusion zone (ChEZ), through solving actual problems in radiation ecology.

Field course in Chernobyl

During the couse participants are expected to work on the following problems:

  1. Forest fires in ChEZ: risk and consequences estimation, developing recommendations for prevention.
  2. Nuclear power plant cooling pound drainage: estimation on the influence on environment, providing recommendations for further implementation.

Participants are expected to choose problems (either (1) or (2)), and to contribute to a group report on one of the topics, that will be given in a further synopsis.

Credits

You will be able to get 5 ECTS credit points from this course.

Location and time frame

Overall course duration will be two weeks, including:

  • lectures in UIAR labs, preparation for a field trip;
  • fieldtrip to Chernobyl exclusion zone, working on the chosen research topic;
  • lectures in UIAR labs, preparation of a course report.

If you are

Master or PhD student;

interested in studying environmental problems of nuclear power and how to overcome the consequences of Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents;

We encourage you to apply!

Travel and accommodation for NUBiP and NMBU students will be covered by CPEA-2015/10108 project.  

Participants are asked to bring their laptops;

How to apply

In order to apply for the course, please fill in the registration form. Application deadline is May 25th 2018!

Contact persons

Looking forward to meeting you in Kiev!

Published 14. September 2017 - 16:03 - Updated 15. September 2017 - 10:32

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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