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eLearning on Basics of Remediation of Uranium Legacy Sites

Protection from the harmful effects of ionizing radiation is one important element to consider in any remediation project.

These lectures are intended to refresh the basic concepts related with ionizing radiation and the protection against its harmful effects.

In conceiving these lectures it was assumed that the student of the course have a basic to medium knowledge on the topics of the lecture.

Course includes following Modules:

1. Practical Intervention Techniques to Reduce Public Doses at Uranium Mining and Milling Legacy Sites:

a) Basic Concepts of Radiation Protection and Overview of Existing Exposure Situations

b) Introduction of Concepts and Principles Related to Uranium Legacy Sites.

2. Regulatory Review of Remediation Plans for Legacy Sites Associated with the Mining and Processing of Uranium Ore:

c) Concepts of Environmental Assessment, Remediation and Completion Activities for Uranium Legacy Sites

Radiation Protection Basics

Developed by the IAEA's Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety,

Topics include; Biology and Radiation Effects, Mathematics, Chemistry, Health Physics Fundamentals

Online course | Self registration | English | Spanish | French | IAEA