Guidance

Radiation: marine dispersion model parameters for UK sites

This report reviews available data and makes recommendations on the appropriate parameter values to use in the DORIS marine dispersion model.

Documents

PHE-CRCE-051: Review of local compartment parameter values for use with UK sites in the DORIS marine dispersion model

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Details

This report examines the difference in parameter values used in the marine dispersion model Dispersion Of Radionuclides In Seas (DORIS) and in previously reported data from the Environment Agency (EA) to define the local compartment.

The data sets were published in:

This report includes:

  • a review of differences between data sets
  • a summary of proposed data
  • an evaluation of the impact of changes to the model parameter values on dose

The findings of the report are applicable to UK sites.

Published 6 September 2019