- To document levels and trends of radioactivity in the environment - Basis for reports to international organisations (mainly OSPAR) - Inform authorities, media and the public in general about status of radioactive contamination
Radioactivity in terrestrial environment: (Mainly Cs-137) in soil samples, freshwater fish, plants, lichen and mushrooms, reindeer and other mammals. Radioactivity in the marine environment: (A range of manmade and naturally occurring radionuclides) in sea water, sediment, fish, seaweed and other marine biota.
Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA)
NRPA Networks: Oslo and Paris Conventions for the protection of the marine environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR)