Scientific Forum 2015: Tracer Technology and the Search for Oil

Scientific Forum 2015: Tracer Technology and the Search for Oil

6 October 2015

Ever since oil was first found off the shores of Norway in the 1970s, the country’s economy has seen tremendous growth. To maintain the efficiency of production for the long term, Norway has made extensive use of nuclear techniques.

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15 September 2015

Radiation Technologies in Daily Life

Radiation Technologies in Daily Life

Photo Essays

The clothes industry is a major source of income for many countries. But before textiles can be turned into garments, they need to be dyed. Wastewater from dyeing processes is leading to environmental pollution.  The IAEA supports the use of a radiation technology to address this issue.

E-Beam Treatment for Wastewater View Essay →

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The photos in this collection were taken during a Safeguards Comprehensive Training Exercise at Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant in the Czech Republic on 11 June 2015.
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Photos by D. Calma
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© IAEA 2015

How IAEA Safeguards Contribute to International Peace and Security View Essay →

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Ensuring the Health of Land and Water<br />
Combating Drought and Desertification

Combatting Drought and Desertification View Essay →

Mosquitoes are one of the world's most dangerous pests. These carriers of diseases such as dengue and malaria wreak havoc over large parts of the world, causing sickness and death. In the future they could be tackled through the use of a nuclear technique.

Preventing Procreation: The IAEA's Research for Mosquito Control View Essay →

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Radioactive Waste Management
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Last update: 6 October 2015