Nuclear Energy Agency Online Bulletin
Covers new material for January 2003
Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 70 + Supplement
Radiological Protection of the Environment: The Path Forward to a New Policy?
Chernobyl: Assessment of Radiological and Health Impacts
Radiological Protection of the Environment
Society and Nuclear Energy: Towards a Better Understanding
VVER-1000 Coolant Transient Benchmark - Phase 1 (V1000CT-1)
An Expert Group Report
ISBN 92-64-18489-9. 48 pages (207 kb).
The OECD is pleased to offer you a one-off opportunity to download reports, journals and interactive databases free-of-charge from the OECD, the NEA and the IEA until end-February 2003. Download the Nuclear Law Bulletin, NEA News, the OECD Economic Outlook and more from our periodicals section. Click on the books section to view Nuclear Education and Training: Cause for Concern?, Nuclear Energy Data 2002 Edition and other titles on energy, environment, science and technology, education...or click directly on the statistics section to build and export to Excel your own customised tables, using the latest indicators available from databases such as Main Economic Indicators, Insurance Statistics, and National Accounts.
To take advantage of your free trial now, simply visit http://www.sourceoecd.org and follow the instructions below. If you are interested in obtaining more information on the SourceOECD service, please send your enquiries to email@example.com. Feel free to forward the password to your colleagues so that they may benefit from this special offer as well.
Instructions for login to SourceOECD
1) Go to http://www.sourceoecd.org.
2) Enter NEA in caps in the login name and password boxes in the yellow right-hand column of the SourceOECD homepage.
Note: if the username/password boxes are not visible, your institution may already have a subscription to SourceOECD. Instead, click on My SourceOECD Registrants in the same yellow right-hand column. Then enter NEA in caps in both the username and password boxes and click go.
The 2003 International Information System on Occupational Exposure ALARA Symposium took place in Orlando, Florida, USA on 12-15 January 2003. The symposium provided a global forum for the exchange of ideas and management approaches to maintaining occupational radiation exposures "as low as reasonably achievable" (ALARA). A feature of the 2003 symposium was a special session on radiological work management practices that have achieved shorter refueling outages and occupational dose reduction. Effective methods for planning, scheduling, training and managing refueling and service outages were also highlighted. The complete proceedings of the symposium are currently in preparation. More information on the ISOE is available at www.oecd-nea.org/jointproj/isoe.html.
The NEA has been active in seeking ways to improve the existing system of radiological protection, as set out in the recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP). Its latest work in this area is an analysis of new draft ICRP recommendations for their possible implications on the regulation and application of radiological protection. The Expert Group on the Implications of ICRP Recommendations (EGIR) held its second and final meeting in January, and will present its results to the NEA Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health (CRPPH) for review and comment before their presentation at the NEA-ICRP Forum in April 2003. The associated EGIR report will also be published and submitted to the ICRP and the international community for consideration. More information on the EGIR is available at www.oecd-nea.org/rp/egir.html.
Computer program services
A page listing all new programs in the last 12 months can be found at: www.oecd-nea.org/dbprog/cpsnew.html. Detailed news concerning the computer program service is available at www.oecd-nea.org/dbprog/newsletter/.
Instructions on retrieving material from the NEA may be found at www.oecd-nea.org/. Please note that scientific database access is only available to residents of OECD/NEA Data Bank member countries.
The monthly bulletin only lists new and updated material. It is distributed by e-mail to registered users of the Nuclear Energy Agency's Online Services and is available online at www.oecd-nea.org/general/mnb/. Registration is free; please use the sign-on form at www.oecd-nea.org/general/register/. An online archive of previous editions is available at www.oecd-nea.org/general/mnb/.
To unsubscribe, please send an e-mail to 'firstname.lastname@example.org' with 'unsubscribe' as the subject and your full name in the body of the message.