Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2013. Vol. 58. No. 4. P. 23–33


A.A. Oudalova1, S.A. Geras’kin1, R.M. Alexakhin1, S.M. Kiselev2

Current Approach to Environment Radiation Impact Assessment

1. All-Russian Institute of Agricultural Radiology and Agroecology RAAS, Obninsk, Russia, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; 2. Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center of FMBA, Moscow,Russia


  1. Introduction
  2. Anthropocentric and ecocentric approaches to radiation impact assessment
  3. Concept of reference animals and plants
  4. Criteria of radiation impact on biota
  5. No-effect exposure levels for biota
  6. Approaches for the environment radiation risk assessment
  7. Conclusion

Key words: radionuclides, biota, anthropocentric and ecocentric approaches, reference species, no-effect radiation levels, risk