Chernobyl: Assessment of Radiological and Health Impact
2002 Update of Chernobyl: Ten Years On

List of acronyms

Links are provided where appropriate

AUDR Soviet All-Union Dose Registry

CRPPH NEA Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health
Website: www.oecd-nea.org/html/rp/crpph.html

DNA Desoxyribonucleic acid

EC European Commission
Website: europa.eu.int
Of special note: Nuclear Safety Site of the DG Energy & Transport

ECCS Emergency Core Cooling System

FAO United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation
Website: www.fao.org/
Of special note: Radionuclide contamination of foods: FAO recommended limits

GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit
Website: www.gsf.de

IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
Website: www.iaea.org/worldatom
Of special note:International Conference One Decade after Chernobyl: Summing up the Consequences of the Accident Vienna, Austria 8-12 April 1996
www.iaea.org/worldatom/Programmes/Safety/Chernobyl/

IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer
Website: www.iarc.fr

ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection
Website: www.icrp.org

INES International Nuclear Event Scale
Website: http://www.iaea.or.at/ns/nusafe/ines.htm

INEX NEA Nuclear Emergency Exercises Programme
Website:www.oecd-nea.org/rp/inex/index.html

INSAG International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group
Website: www.iaea.or.at/ns/CoordiNet/insag/insagmain.htm

IPHECA International Programme on the Health Effects of the Chernobyl Accident
Website:www.who.int/peh/Radiation/Chernobyl.htm

IPSN Institut de Protection et de Sécurité Nucléaire
Website: www.ipsn.fr

JAERI Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
Website: www.jaeri.go.jp/english

NAZ Nationale Alarmzentrale
Website: www.naz.ch

NCRP National Committee on Radiation Protection
Website: www.ncrponline.org

NEA OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
Website: www.oecd-nea.org

OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Website: www.oecd.org

RNMDR Russian National Medical Dosimetry Registry

SKI Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate
Website: www.ski.se/

UNSCEAR United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation
Website: www.unscear.org

WHO World Health Organisation
Website: www.who.org
Of special note:Health consequences of the Chernobyl accident
www.who.int/peh/Radiation/Chernobyl.htm

 

Also of note:

Chernobyl.info
www.chernobyl.info/

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