European Radioecology Alliance
European Radioecology Alliance
European Radioecology Alliance

Norway

Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA)

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  • Address: Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority, P. O. Box 55, N-1332 Østerås, Norway
  • Website: www.nrpa.no

The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) is the competent national authority in the area of radiation protection and nuclear safety in Norway. The NRPA was created in 1993 through the consolidation of the former Nuclear Energy Safety Authority with the National institute of Radiation Hygiene. The Radiation Protection Authority is organized under the ministry of Health and Care Services. It provides assistance to all ministries on matters dealing with radiation, radiation protection and nuclear safety.


Centre for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD)

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Centre for Environmental Radioactivity (CERAD) is a Centre of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway since 2013. It is designed to perform long-term fundamental research to substantially improve the ability to accurately assess the radiological risks from environmental radioactivity, also combined with other stressors. By focusing on key factors contributing to the overall uncertainties, CERAD represents a state-of-the-art research foundation for the advancement of new tools and methods needed for the better assessment and management of those risks.

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