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Topical Issues in Nuclear, Radiation and Radioactive Waste Safety Proceedings of an International Conference held in Vienna, 31 August - 4 September 1998

Proceedings Series - International Atomic Energy Agency

English STI/PUB/1044 ¦ 92-0-101399-X

381 pages ¦ 27 figures ¦ € 83.50 ¦ Date published: 1999


Proceedings of an international conference, Vienna, 31 August - 4 September 1998. The objective of the conference was to foster the exchange of information on topical issues in nuclear, radiation and radioactive waste safety, with the aim of consolidating an international consensus on the current status of these issues, priorities for future work, and the need for strengthening international co-operation, including recommendations for the IAEA's future activities. The proceedings contain the opening session addresses, topical issue papers, keynote presentations, current issue presentations, conclusions of the six technical sessions and the conference chairperson's summary of findings and conclusion, as well as a CD-ROM with all contributed papers.
Contents: Opening session; Safety management; Occupational radiation protection: Trends and developments; Backfitting, upgrading and modernization of nuclear power plants; Radiological protection principles for situations of chronic exposure to residual radioactive materials: Decommissioning and rehabilitation and reclamation of land; Radiation safety in the distant future: The issue of the disposal of long lived waste; Regulatory strategies; Current issues; Concluding session; Summary of sessions.

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