EULF Best Practice 5

EULF Best Practice 5 - Radiological Emergency Response in Germany
Country: Germany
Policy domain: Emergency management
Process owners: Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS), Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Short description: In Germany, the nuclear accident in Chernobyl 1986 prompted the establishment of the ‘Integrated Measuring and Information System (IMIS) for the Monitoring of Environmental Radioactivity’, operated by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection. In case of emergency, IMIS provides the information necessary to give recommendations and take appropriate countermeasures based on measurements, forecasts and spatial analysis.
Recommendations: Policy and Strategy Alignment (4); Standardisation and Reuse (10; 12);
Link: http://www.bfs.de/EN/topics/ion/accident-management/measuring-network/imis/imis_node.html

Nature of documentation: Technical report

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