Evaluation of agricultural countermeasures effectiveness after the accident at the Chernobyl NPP

"Radiation and Risk", 1997, Issue No.9, pp.53-60


Fesenko S.V., Sanzharova N.I., Lisyansky K.B.
Russian Institute of Agricultural Radiology and Agroecology of RAAS, Obninsk


A brief description of decision support system FORCON providing advice on agricultural coun- termeasure strategy on radioactive contaminated territory is presented. The comparative analy- sis of different strategies of countermeasures implementation in the settlement situated on the contaminated territory is given. It has been shown that implementation of the most effective countermeasures variants could provide a decrease in collective doses from the consumption of food produced in the areas affected by the radioactive contamination by about 3 times.

Key words
The FORKON system, decision support, organization of agriculture, radioactive contamination, the Chernobyl accident, collective dose, food, radionuclides.


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