ITRAC-2 training course with Nucleonica – Proceedings

November 18th, 2009
by Joseph Magill

ITRAC-2: 2nd Advanced Training Course on Illicit Trafficking and Radiological Consequences with NUCLEONICA, Karlsruhe, November 4-6th, 2009.

The ITRAC-2, 2nd Advanced Training Course on Illicit Trafficking and Radiological Consequences with NUCLEONICA took place at the Institute for Transuranium Elements, Karlsruhe, Germany, from the 4-6th November 2009. This was the second course devoted specifically to the use of Nucleonica within the fields of Illicit Trafficking and Radiological Consequences. The course was aimed at persons who provide technical support (measurements, interpreting results, drawing conclusions, making recommendations) for the actions in response to illicit trafficking incidents and radiological events. The participants included physicists, radio-chemists, health physicists, technical experts from national law enforcement agencies and regulatory authorities, who may be involved in the assessment of such events.

Guest speakers included Dr. G. P. Lasche from Sandia National Labs., Dr. A. Sharon from NCRN, Dr. R. Arlt (formerly IAEA), Dr. A. Berlizov KINR, Dr. H.- W. Wiese (formerly KIT), Dr. P. Peerani from JRC IPSC, and Dr. J. Kestens from the BfS. ITU speakers included J. Magill, Z. Soti, K. Mayer, M. Wallenius, V. Kleinrath and M. Srncik.

In total, 24 participants from Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Romania, Russia, Turkey together with colleagues from the Institute for Transuranium Elements took part in the course.

The full proceedings are available online at the Nucleonica website.

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