2020-06-25-2075 - RAMP Summer 2020 International Webinar - US Nuclear Regulatory Commission ( 2020-06-25 - 2020-06-25 )

ID Number
2020-06-25-2075
Course Title
RAMP Summer 2020 International Webinar
Sponsor
US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Credits
1
Valid from/to
Description
The first Radiation Protection Computer Code Analysis and Maintenance Program (RAMP) Users Group International Webinar was held on June 25, 2020 at both 7:00 am and 1:00 pm EDT to allow for RAMP members from many time zones around the world to attend. Both the the hour-long sessions included the following topic:
1. A "What's Been Happening in RAMP?" discussion which included updates to several of the RAMP computer codes including RADTRAN, RASCAL, RADTRAD, MILDOS, HABIT NRCDose and the IMBA code.
2. A technical discussion with Ukrainian Regulator, State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS), focused on their response to the wildfires in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ). SSTC NRS presented their sampling methods and modeling calculations with regards to the releases of radioactive materials to nearby inhabited areas affected by the wildfires in the CEZ.
3. A technical demonstration by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on the use of the GENII computer code to model the forest fires involving radioactive materials.
CEU credit type
Group A-Formal Educational Activities
CEU credit sub-type
A - Short course related to the practice of health physics