Title: Radioactively Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment (RCLEA) software application 2011 
Resource Type: software --> modelling 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2006 
Availability: Model uses MS Excel, model and supporting manuals - are available for download 
Producers or distributor Environment Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Web link for product information: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/static/documents/Busine ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->Others
Contaminated land-->Information management systems-->Predictive modelling
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Models
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Sources
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Tools and procedures
Short description: The Part IIA regime for managing contaminated land has been extended to include radioactive contamination. The new arrangements are described in. These only apply to sites that require remedial action to reduce or avert chronic radiation exposures (‘intervention’ situations). The Radioactively Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment (RCLEA) methodology is Defra’s recommended approach for the initial risk assessment of a site under the new regime. It is founded on the Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment (CLEA) approach which was developed for the assessment of non-radioactive contamination and introduced in 2002. RCLEA is not intended to be applied to nuclear licensed sites or sites that are changing land use. Other methodologies have been published for the assessment of these sites. 
Link to Organisation(s): Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Link to News Items(s):   UK releases draft radioactively contaminated land exposure assessment (RCLEA) system
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 23/06/2011

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