Training course on environmental risk assessment and the ERICA tool

October 27 - 28, 2015   Tartu (ESTONIA)

The following topics will be treated:

  • Foundations for the assessment of radiation exposure to the environment;
  • Methods for derivation of benchmarks in environmental radiation protection;
  • Overview of radiation dosimetry methods for non-human biota;
  • An important element of this training course will be a series of practical sessions on how to carry out ERICA Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 impact assessments (including attribution of probability functions for parameter values) for the aquatic and terrestrial environments, with feedback provided after the practical sessions and guidance on what to look for when interpreting an assessment.