The conference focused on studies of radioactivity in the Arctic and other vulnerable ecosystems. The topics included research related to human and environmental exposure, covering a wide range of radioactive sources including naturally occurring and man-made radioactive substances.
The conference was organized in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the US Department of Energy, Roshydromet, the International Union of Radioecology (IUR), the Center for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD/NMBU), the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) and the European Radioecology Alliance, and gathered about 70 experts from 20 countries.
The conference is a part of the conference series established in 1993 in Norway, and is an important forum where researchers, industry, government and other experts can discuss issues of radioactive pollution.
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