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We are pleased to announce that the WOSMIP community will contribute to a special issue of the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. This is an exciting opportunity for you to publish your work! Please visit the JER website make your submission, there is no cost to do so! 

 

Suggested topics include:  

  • Anthropogenic sources of noble gas and particulate radioactivity: This includes the sources of background radioactivity in the environment. Of particular interest are source terms from research reactors, nuclear power plants, and potential future sources such as Gen-II/Gen-IV reactors, the use of radioxenon in industrial processes, etc. 

  • Research to enhance detectability of nuclear explosion signals by the International Monitoring System (IMS) against atmospheric backgrounds: Includes research into the development of new abatement technologies to reduce releases from facilities, the use of models and tools such as atmospheric transport modeling to discriminate source terms, and new advances in detection technology.

  • Current and Future Mo-99 production overviews: Information on the status of world-wide, fission-based Mo-99 production, both current and future production, to set a context on how emissions may affect international monitoring of nuclear explosions.

  • Stack measurements and applications: This session will include the development and use of source term stack release measurements, stack measurement technology, processing of stack measurement data, and use of stack measurement data to understand global xenon backgrounds.

  • Events of interest: This session will include specific examples of background events and lessons learned from their detection.

  • Emissions Mitigation: This session will include research and operational processes employed or planned for the reduction of gaseous and/or particulate emissions.

Submissions are due December 31, 2021. If you are interested in publishing in this special issue but have timing restraints, please contact us directly.