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Safety, waste management and decommissioning of energy installations

This research topic covers areas such as

  • design, operation and regulation of nuclear and non-nuclear energy installations
  • accident prevention and management, as well as remediation strategies
  • safety, waste management and decommissioning of current and new generation nuclear reactors and fuel cycles (by design, operation regulation)

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Global Human Settlement Layer Scientific Tool

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project aims to produce and analyse global built-up surface, population density and human settlement thematic maps to understand human presence on Planet Earth.

TRANSURANUS

The TRANSURANUS fuel performance code is a key instrument for the thermal, mechanical and neutron-physical analysis of a cylindrical fuel rod in...

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Activities on this topic

The JRC carries out research aimed at preventing and mitigating industrial accidents and technological accidents due to natural disasters, as well as...

The European Clearinghouse initiative on Nuclear Power Plants Operational Experience Feedback (“EU Clearinghouse”) has been set up in support of EU...

Crisis management research at the JRC includes the development of crisis management technologies, satellite image processing and analysis and internet...

The JRC carries out extensive work to improve the scientific evidence base for risk assessment in Europe and worldwide, not only in hazard...

The JRC monitors the state and health of the environment by addressing a range of aspects including monitoring the state of biodiversity and ecosystem...

Global safety and security research at the JRC provides support to EU policies addressing global security and crisis management. Itincludes...

Radiation occurs naturally in the environment and in order to monitor this activity, the JRC collects and validates environmental radioactivity data...

The JRC has a strong expertise on nuclear accident modelling, hence it created in 2012 the Nuclear Reactor Accident Analysis and Modelling (NURAM)...

JRC research on nuclear energy aims to achieve a viable and diverse energy mix, limit CO2 emissions, maintain security of energy supply and energy...

Nuclear fuel safety is the basic component of all safety requirements associated with nuclear energy production. The ultimate goal is to ensure that...

Nuclear safety research at the JRC encompasses both the safety of the reactors and of nuclear fuel itself. Research includes initiatives such as theEU...

All EU Member States are required to monitor radioactivity in the environment. The JRC is responsible for collecting this data in standardised form...

Reactor safety research at the JRC contributes to the implementation of the Nuclear Safety Directive in order to ensure the highest standards of...