European Radioecology Alliance
European Radioecology Alliance
European Radioecology Alliance

Frequently asked questions

This collection of Frequently asked questions provides answers to many common questions about the European Radioecology Alliance. If you have a question that isn't answered here, please use our search page to search this website.

  • When was the European Radioecology Alliance formed?

    The Director Generals of eight organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding in June 2009 and established the European Radioecology Alliance.

  • What is the European Radioecology Alliance?

    The Alliance bring together eight organisations and parts of their respective research and development programmes into an integrated programme that maintains and enhances radioecological competences and experimental infrastructures, and addresses scientific and educational challenges in assessing the impact of radioactive substances on humans and the environment.

  • Who are the members of the Alliance?

    The members are eight European organisations: Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS), Germany; Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), United Kingdom; Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (CIEMAT), Spain; Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), Finland; Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN), France; Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA), Norway; Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten (SSM), Sweden; and Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie (SCK.CEN), Belgium.

  • Can our organisation become an Alliance member?

    Yes.  Please fill in and send us the template statement of support for the Alliance. In the statement, you should give a general presentation of your organisation, an overview of mandate, activities, financial and human resources implemented by your organisation for radioecology.

  • What is the Alliance's current work programme?

    The European Radioecology Alliance's Memorandum of Understanding sets out our work programme.