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National Radiation Protection Institute

The National Radiation Protection Institute (NRPI) is a non-profit organization established by the decision of the chairman of the State Office for Nuclear Safety (SONS) on May 26, 1995, which became effective on July 1, 1995. The Institute was based mainly on the former Centre for Radiation Hygiene of the National Institute of Public Health in Prague transferred under the authority of SONS , and it continues its tradition of many years.


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Arrangements for the cooperation between IAEA and the SURO

Arrangements for the cooperation between IAEA and the SURO

DDG-NS signed the Practical Arrangements for the cooperation between IAEA and the National Radiation Protection Institute of the Czech Republic (SURO)

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The National Radiation Protection Institute (NRPI)

is a non-profit organization established by the decision of the chairman of the State Office for Nuclear Safety (SONS) on May 26, 1995,Bartoškova 28 which became effective on July 1, 1995. The Institute was based mainly on the former Centre for Radiation Hygiene of the National Institute of Public Health in Prague transferred under the authority of SONS , and it continues its tradition of many years. More in section

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Institute research

is focused on protection against ionizing radiation, including the provision of infrastructure and research in areas of:
- Security research
- Radiation Monitoring Network research and Research on exposures to artificial sources of ionizing radiation
- Research on medical exposures
- Research on exposures to natural radiation sources

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Radiation Monitoring Network

RMN consists of several mutually co-operating partial networks and NRPI is playing an important role in most of them. This refers to the Early Warning Network (SVZ), the thermoluminiscence dosimeter (TLD) network, atmospheric contamination measurement sites (MMKO), laboratory teams, the central laboratory, and ground and airborne mobile groups.

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Radon and Natural Sources

Dávky obyvatelstvuNowadays, fear of the population of radioactivity is focused on artificial radiation sources, especially on nuclear facilities. Most people do not suspect that the greatest exposure to the population is caused by natural sources (see the following figure).

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