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  1. Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards

    CBRN is an acronym for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear. It is used to refer to situations in which a threat is manifested by the presence or use of any of such agents. Sometimes the acronym is extended to CBRNE, where the E refers to the th ...

    30 April 2014

  2. JRC Newsletter September 2013

    In this issue: Editorial by Reinhard F. Hüttl, Chairman of Euro-CASE, the umbrella organisation of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering. Cover story: Keeping a close eye on natural hazards. In the news: the JRC's contribution t ...

    30 April 2014

  3. A Compilation of Europe-Wide Databases from Published Measurements of PCBs, Dioxins and Furans

    Chemical risk assessment always entails an evaluation of expected environmental concentrations of substances; these concentrations may be predicted using mathematical models or may be chosen on the basis of experimental observations and monitoring activit ...

    30 April 2014

  4. Average heights in partially ordered sets

    Ranking of chemicals is an important step in risk assessments. The hazard of chemicals exerted on human or on environments is not directly measurable, instead a set of indicators serve as proxy for this purpose. This so-called multi-indicator system is of ...

    30 April 2014

  5. EU opens CBRN Risk Mitigation Regional Secretariats in Amman and Tbilisi

    26 Aug 2013 The EU Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (CoE) initiative inaugurated its Regional Secretariats for the Middle East and for South East Europe, Southern Caucasus, Moldova and Ukraine thi ...

    26 August 2013

  6. Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

    11 Feb 2014 to 13 Feb 2014 JRC-ITU organizes this workshop in cooperation with the US Department of State in the context of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit and addresses nations that participate in the Summit. More detailed information in available from ...

    30 April 2014

  7. Nuclear security: implementing capacity building in south-east Asia

    06 Oct 2014 In cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the JRC and experts of international organisations provided high-level technical expertise for the development of an integrated national security system for nuclear and radioac ...

    06 October 2014

  8. Security of CBRN facilities: EU and Serbia share best practices on their CBRN Action Plans

    28 Oct 2015 to 29 Oct 2015 The workshop aims at facilitating EU CBRN experts and the Serbian CBRN national team to share best practices, views and methodologies on actions identified within their respective CBRN Action Plans with a focus on the protection ...

    13 February 2015