from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the effects of radiation and radioisotopes on an ecological population or community.
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- n. the study of the fate and effects of radioactive materials in the environment
In 1998 an agreement with the U.S. provided for the establishment of an international radioecology laboratory inside the exclusion zone.
The two nations also announced that: (1) they will establish an international radioecology laboratory in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone to study radiation effects and the movement of radionuclides in the environment; and (2) they have signed a five-year extension of the U.S.