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Abstract

This publication contains the proceedings of a workshop on REACT (the Relative Effectiveness of Agricultural Countermeasure Techniques), held in Brussels in October 1991. Countermeasures involving modifications in agricultural practice are an integral part of any response to a nuclear accident. The workshop was primarily concerned with the medium and long-term recovery phase, when countermeasures are needed to return the land to production. The papers presented are organised into the following sections: (i) general principles applied to the use of countermeasures; (ii) countermeasures to limit contamination of plant products; (iii) countermeasures to limit contamination of animal products; (iv) countermeasures for reducing radiation doses arising from forest ecosystems.

Additional information

Authors: HOWARD B J, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Merlewood Research Station, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria (GB);DESMET G M (EDITORS), European Commission, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 14508 EN (1993) 319 pp., FS
Availability: Available from the Radiation Protection Programme Office, European Commission, DG XII, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE)
Record Number: 199430051 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en