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Table 1

Links between the Joint Radiation Protection Roadmap and the NERIS Roadmap.

JRPR – Joint Radiation Protection Roadmap Challenges C F G H
Effects on ecosystems Environmental exposure and risk assessment Emergency and recovery RP in Society
JRPR Game Changers * C1 C2 F1 F2 F3 G1 G2 H1
Controversy in Chernobyl & Fukushima Effects on ecosystem functioning Human food chain contamination Processes influencing radionuclide behaviour Integrating risk assessment/management Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Novel threats Society, values, needs & expectations
Methods and strategies for decision support Participatory processes Holistic management of the radiological situation Accident scenarios Combining modelling and simulation Improved modelling
NERIS Roadmap Challenge Areas (CAs) and Key Topics (KTs)                        

CA 1
Radiological impact assessment during all phases of nuclear and radiological events
KT1 Improving Modelling          

KT2 Improved Monitoring                    

KT3 Data assimilation – Data Science – Artificial Intelligence              

CA 2
Decisions on and implementation of protective actions during the emergency cycle, including justification and optimisation
KT4 Countermeasures and countermeasures strategies      

KT5 Formal Decision Support              

KT6 Information technology & disaster Informatics          

CA 3
Setting-up trans-disciplinary and inclusive framework for preparedness for emergency response and recovery
KT7 Emergency response and recovery Framework              

KT8 Stakeholder engagement, involvement of the public & Communication                

KT9 Integrated emergency management          

No strong links have been identified so far between the NERIS roadmap and JRPR game changers A (understanding and quantifying health effects), B (improving concepts of dose quantities), D (optimising medical use of radiation) and E (improving occupational radiation protection).

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