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Environmental radiation monitoring in Hong Kong

M. C. Wong

Environmental radiation monitoring in Hong Kong

an inter-laboratory comparison between measurements of radioactivity in seabed sedments by the Royal Observatory Hong Kong and the United Kingdom Defence Radiological Preotection Service

by M. C. Wong

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StatementM.C. Wong.
SeriesTechnical report ;, no. 2
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1327153M
LC Control Number92206108

  Environmental pollution is the unfavorable alteration of our surroundings, wholly or largely as a byproduct of man’s actions, through direct or indirect effects of the changes in the energy pattern, radiation levels, and chemical and physical constitution and abundance of organisms. Environmental pollution is a global problem and is common to both developed as well as developing countries. Keep your plant, the environment, and surrounding communities safe from nuclear radiation leaks with Thermo Scientific™ environmental monitors. We can help you achieve event-free operation with reliable, continuous environment radiation monitoring and assessment equipment to meet the most demanding safety objectives within and outside of your. Environmental and source monitoring for purposes of radiation protection: safety guide. — Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, p. ; 24 cm. — (IAEA Safety standards series, ISSN –X ; no. RS-G) STI/PUB/ ISBN 92–0––5 Includes bibliographical references. 1. Radiation — Safety measures. 2. Environmental Radiation Surveillance Program. KDHE performs routine radiological environmental monitoring and sampling of the environs surrounding the Wolf Creek nuclear generating station to ensure there are no radioactive materials in excess of technical specifications released to the environment.

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Hong Kong Emission Inventory. The Environmental Protection Department published the Hong Kong Emission Inventory Report on 27 June which analyzed the quantity of local air pollutant emissions and their major emission sources, and would help formulate an effective air quality management strategy in Hong Kong.

Consolidated Radiation Monitoring reports from Ma to Half Moon Bay Surveys. In addition to increasing the monitoring frequency, the RHB has joined Alaska, Washington and Oregon in improving monitoring efforts in coordination with the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Research papers are also included which, by either experimental or theoretical approaches. In this activity, you will learn more about radiation monitoring and the equipment required through visiting the radiation monitoring station of the Hong Kong Observatory Radiation Laboratory at King's Park.

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Source monitoring. Source monitoring is a specific term used in ionising radiation monitoring, and according to the IAEA, is the measurement of activity in radioactive material being released to the environment.

The three main objectives of the Hong Kong Observatory (the Observatory) are: (1) to provide weather forecasts and warnings to meet the public’s demand for weather services, and to provide weather services for aviation and shipping in accordance with international standards; (2) to monitor local environmental radiation.

Hong Kong's climate is subtropical but half the year is territory is situated South of the tropic of Cancer which is equal to Hawaii in winter, strong and cold wind generates from the North to Hong Kong; in summer, the wind reverses in direction and brings the.

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Appendix 11A Sources, Measurement and Control of Environmental Radiation A. Penetrating Radiation 1. P-4a 1 Environmental Radiation Monitoring Program of the Institute of Nuclear Energy Research in Taiwan T.

Wang1, and J. Gone2 1 Division of Health Physics, Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Taoyuan, Taiwan 2 TRR-II Project Team, Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Taoyuan, Taiwan ABSTRACT The Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER) in Taiwan is a government File Size: 29KB.

The Environmental Radiation Program makes available its resources to managers of all facilities who might have an interest in this subject area. A wide range of activities are involved in performing those functions, including regulatory guidance, survey design and.

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Iris Yeung Miu Han, Department of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Geostatistical Analysis of Monitoring data. Mark Dowdall, Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority, Environmental Protection Unit, Polar Environmental Centre, Norway.

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Electricity is a necessity of modern life and a basic requirement for continued social and economic development. However, electricity production accounts for a large share of global CO2 emissions from fuel consumption and around two-thirds of CO2 emissions in Hong Kong.

With the introduction of nuclear power in and Hong Kong’s first gas-fired generation inCLP’s fuel sources for. Having studied some of China's environmental issues, we now turn to the issues facing Hong Kong.

Hong Kong, a small coastal city (in area) in the Pearl River Delta, shares similar environmental problems as other metropolises arising from dense population and land use than 15% of the approximately 1, km2 of land area in Hong Kong is inhabitable.

This paper studies the physical and environmental security of a data centre of a Hong Kong wines and spirits distribution company. This company is responsible for the distribution of wines and spirits to most South Asia’s countries, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia and Size: KB.

EPA Radiation Acknowledgement of Country We acknowledge and respect the Traditional Custodians whose ancestral lands we live and work upon and we pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

The telemetric network for environmental radioactivity monitoring in Greece consists of: 24 stations monitoring the total gamma dose rate in air. Their operation is based on photons detection in the energy area from 50 keV to 10 MeV and for dose rates in the range of 10 nSv/h to 1 mSv/h.

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The Radiation Protection Officer is Dr Forest Lin who can be contacted at or email [email protected] Address: RoomChong Yuet Ming Physics Building, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong. Tel: + Fax: + Email: [email protected] In order to establish and improve the radiation environment monitoring standard system, to provide technical support for the radiation environment monitoring system, this work first retrieve the radiation environment monitoring standards, and clear the domestic status of the radiation environment monitoring standards.

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The other minor components, such as cosmogenic radionuclides, inhalation of Rn, are estimated to be at the same level as the world average. The natural radiation dose level is only about 2/3 of the global average quoted in the UNSCEAR Report. Average annual effective dose for adults from natural background radiation in Taiwan.

First visit of a delegation from the Guangdong Environmental Protection Bureau, led by Director Jin Yang, to Hong Kong in January. Revival of the Environmental Pollution Advisory Committee and disbandment of the Special Committees on Land and Water, Air and Noise.

Manual on environmental monitoring in normal operation. Vienna, the Agency, 70 p. (IAEA, Safety series no. 16) THIS REPORT IS ALSO PUBLISHED IN FRENCH, RUSSIAN AND SPANISH MANUAL ON ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING IN NORMAL OPERATION IAEA, VIENNA, STI/PUB/98 This publication is not longer validFile Size: 3MB.A Delta-T Devices weather station system – complete with soil moisture monitoring and solar radiation analysis provides reference data for the Centre, and is linked to the DeltaLINK-Cloud platform for immediate remote data access.Hong Kong Observatory: Radiation Monitoring and Assessment Branch.

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