COMET Publications

 
Papers
Vives i Batlle, J., Aoyama, M., Bradshaw, C., Brown, J., Buesseler, K.O., Casacuberta, N., Christl, M., Duffa, C., Impens, N.R.E.N., Iosjpe, M., Masque, P., Nishikawa, J. (2018). Marine radioecology after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident: Are we better positioned to understand the impact of radionuclides in marine ecosystems? J.  Env. Radioact. 618, 80-92.
Buesseler, K., Dai, M., Aoyama, M., Benitez-Nelson, C., Charmasson, S., Higley, K., Maderich, M., Masqué, P., Oughton, D. and Smith, J. (2017). Fukushima Daiichi–derived radionuclides in the ocean: transport, fate, and impacts. Annu. Rev. Mar. Sci. 9. 173-202.
Guillén, J., Izquierdo, M., Young, S., Wells, C., Barnett, C.L., Beresford, N.A., Baeza, A., Salas, A., Muñóz-Serrano, A., Corrales-Vázquez, J.M., Muñoz-Muñoz, J.G., Tovar, E., Chaplow, J.S. (2017). Elemental concentrations in representative species of the ICRP's Reference Animals and Plants and associated soils in terrestrial Mediterranean ecosystems in Spain. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Guillen, J., Baeza, A., Izquierdo, M., Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D., Salas, A., Muñoz-Serrano, A., Corrales-Vázquez, J.M., Muñoz-Muñoz, J.G. (2017). Transfer parameters for ICRP's Reference Animals and Plants in a terrestrial Mediterranean ecosystem. J.  Env. Radioact.
Gombeau, K., Bourdineaud, J-P.,  Ravanat, J-L., Camilleri, V., Cavalie, I., Armant, O., Camilleri, V., Cavalie, I., Floriani, M., Adam-Guillermin, C. (2017). Epigenetic, histopathological and transcriptomic effects following exposure to depleted uranium in adult zebrafish and their progeny. Aq. Toxicol. 184, 14-25.
Howard, B.J., Wells, C., Barnett, C.L., Howard, D.C. (2017). Improving the quantity, quality and transparency of data used to derive radionuclide transfer parameters for animal products. 2. Cow milk.  J.  Env. Radioact., 167, 255-268.
Michalik, B. (2017). NORM contaminated area identification using radionuclides activity concentration pattern in a soil profile. J.  Env. Radioact., 173, 102-111
Aoyama, M., Hamajima, Y., Hult, M., Uematsu, M., Oka, E., Tsumune, D. and Kumamoto, Y. (2016). 134Cs and 137Cs in the North Pacific Ocean derived from the March 2011 TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, Japan. Part one: surface pathway and vertical distributions. J. Oceanogr. 72, 53-65.
Belharet, M., Estournel, C., Charmasson, S. (2016). Ecosystem model-based approach for modeling the dynamics of 137Cs transfer to marine plankton populations: application to the western North Pacific Ocean after the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident. Biogeosciences, 13, 499-516. (OPEN ACCESS)
Beresford, N.A., Gaschak, S., Maksimenko, A., Wood, M.D. (2016). The transfer of 137Cs, Pu isotopes and 90Sr to bird, bat and ground dwelling small mammal species within the Chernobyl exclusion zone J. Environ. Rad 153, 231-236. (OPEN ACCESS)
Castrillejo, M., Casacuberta N., Breier C.F., Pike S.M., Masqué P., Buesseler K.O. (2016) Reassessment of 90Sr,137Cs, and 134Cs in the Coast off Japan Derived from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear accident. Environ. Sci. Technol., 50 (1), pp 173–180.
Gashchak, S., Gulyaichenko, Y., Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D., (2016). Brown bear (Ursus arctos L.) in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Proceedings of the Theriological School, 14, 71-84.
Gombeau, K., Pereira, S., Ravanat, J-L., Camilleri, V., Cavalie, I., Bourdineaud, J-P., Adam-Guillermin, C. (2016). Depleted uranium induces sex- and tissue-specific methylation patterns in adult zebrafish. J.  Env. Radioact., 154: 25-33.
Howard, B.J., Wells, C., Barnett, C.L. (2016). Improving the quantity, quality and transparency of data used to derive radionuclide transfer parameters for animal products. 1. Goat milk.  J. Environ. Radioact., 154: 34-42.
van de Walle, Horemans, N., Saenen, E., Van Hees, M.,  Wannijn, J., Nauts, R., van Gompel, A., Vangronsveld, J., Vandenhove, H., Cuypers, A. (2016).  Arabidopsis plants exposed to gamma radiation in two successive generations show a different oxidative stress response.  J. Environ. Radioact. 165, 270-279.
Yoschenko, V., Nanba, K., Yoshida, S., Watanabe, Y., Takase, T., Sato, N., Keitoku, K. (2016). Morphological abnormalities in Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora) at the territories contaminated as a result of the accident at Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant. J. Environ. Radioact. 165, 60-67.
Calmon, P., Gonze, M-A., Mourlon, (2015).  Modeling the early-phase redistribution of radiocesium fallouts in an evergreen coniferous forest after Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents. Sci. Tot. Environ. 529, 30-39.
Maloshtan, I.M., Polishchuk, S.V., Homutinin, Yu. V., Kashparov, V.A. (2015). Dynamics of 137Cs accumulation by herbaceous plants on peat-bog soils with abnormally high bioavailability. Nucl. Phys. Atom. Ene.  16, 263-272. (In Ukrainian)
Vives i Batlle, J (2015) Dynamic modelling of radionuclide uptake by marine biota: application to Fukushima assessment J. Environ. Rad 151, 502-511.
Otreshko, L.N., Levchuk, S.E., Yoschenko, L.V. (2014) Concentration of 90Sr in grain on fuel traces of the Chernobyl radioactive fallout. Nucl. Phys. Atom. Ene. 15 (2), 171-177  (In Ukrainian)

Conference proceedings

Horemans, N., Saenen, E., Van de Walle, J., Van Hees, M., Gaschak, S., Nanba, K., Nauts, R. (2017). Do changes in oxidative stress response, photosynthesis and whole genome methylation induced in plants exposed to enhanced radiation for multiple generations persist in a transgenerational setup? ICRP - 4th International Symposium on the System of Radiological Protection; ERPW - 2nd European Radiological Research Week, 10-12 October 2017, Paris.
Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D., Barnett, C.L., Izquierdo, M., Gaschak, S., Guillén, J., Thørring, H., (2017). Predicting the transfer of radionuclides to wildlife – an alternative to the concentration ratio. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity,  3-8 September 2017, Berlin
Galvan, J., Lind, O.C., Kozin, P., Garcia-Tenorio, R., Salbu, B. (2017). Radioactive particle abiotic transformation processes. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity,  3-8 September 2017, Berlin
Holmerin, I., Bradshaw, C., Svensson, F., Nascimento, F., Tsukushi, T., Kanda, J., Ishimaru, T. (2017). Improved understanding of trophic transfer of radiocaesium to benthic fish off Fukushima through a detailed analysis of benthic foodwebs. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity,  3-8 September 2017, Berlin
Horemans, N., Saenen, E., Van de Walle, J., Van Hees, M., Gaschak, S., Nanba, K., Nauts, R. (2017). Possible role of a changes in whole genome methylation in the adaptation of plants to chronic exposure to gamma radiation: a comparison of plants sampled in nuclear accidental affected areas with those exposed under lab conditions. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Lind, O.C., Brede, D.A., Janssens, K., Nuyts, G, Vanmeert, F., Jaruszewicz, J., Cagno, S., Garcia-Tenorio, R., Vioque, I., Salbu, B. (2017). State-of-the-art tools for characterisation of particle exposure. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Machalik, B., Bonczyk., M., Samolej, K., Wysocka, M., Chmieleska, I. (2017). Long term behaviour of radium rich deposits in a lake ecosystem. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Salbu, B., Kashparov, V. (2017). Radioactive particles in the environment - do they matter?  4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Simon-Cornu, M., Mourlon, C., Nicoulaud, V., Le Dizes, S., Sy, M., Gonze, M.A. (2017). Propagating variability and uncertainty in environmental radiological impact assessment using SYMBIOSE. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Vandenhove, H., Muikku, M., Sovik, A., Lecomte, C., Beresford, N., Real, A. (2017). COMET - Cordination and implementation of a pan-European instrument for radioecology. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Van de Walle, J., Horemans, N., Saenen, E., Van hees, M., Wannijn, M., Nauts, R., Van Gompel, A., Cuypers, A. (2017). The effect of exposure in previous generations on the response of Arabidopsis thaliana plants to gamma irradiation. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Vanhoudt, N., Vives i Batlle, J. (2017). Invitation for joint research activities at the Belgian NORM observatory site. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Vioque, I., Garcia-Tenorio, R., Salbu, B., Lind, O.C. (2017). Transuranic signals in snails collected at the contaminated terrestrial site of Palomares (Spain). 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Vives i Battle, J. (2017). Modelling the long-term impact of the Fukushima accident on marine biota. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Volkova, P., Geras'kin, S., Duarte, G., Makarenko, E., Horemans, N. (2017). Chronic radiation exposure influences on genetic and epigenetic characteristics of natural Scots pine populations. 4th International Conference on Radioecology & Environmental Radioactivity, 3-8 September 2017, Berlin.
Guillen, J.,  Beresford, N.A., Baeza, A., Izquierdo, M., Wood, M.D., Salas, A., Muñoz-Serrano, A., Corrales-Vázquez, J.M., Muñoz-Muñoz, J.G. (2016). Transfer parameters for ICRP's Reference Animal and Plants in terrestrial Mediterranean ecosystems. II International Conference on Radioecological Concentration Processes (50 years later), 6-9th November 2016, Seville.
Guillen, J.,  Beresford, N.A., Baeza, A., Izquierdo, M., Wood, M.D., Salas, A., Muñoz-Serrano, A., Corrales-Vázquez, J.M., Muñoz-Muñoz, J.G. (2016). Seasonal variation of concentration ratios for ICRP's Reference Animal and Plants in terrestrial Mediterranean ecosystems. II International Conference on Radioecological Concentration Processes (50 years later),  6-9th November 2016, Seville.
Machalik, B. (2016). Identification and classification of key processes ruling environmental behaviour of radionuclides released from NORM. II International Conference on Radioecological Concentration Processes (50 years later),  6-9th November 2016, Seville.
Vandenhove, H. et al. (2016) The European Radioecology Alliance: Encouraging the Coordination and Integration of Research Activities in Radioecology, IRPA 2016, May 9th - 13th 2016. Capetown (South African) (Platform presentation and paper).
M. Muikku (2016). The European Radioecology Alliance - Working group on NORM issues, Presentation at the NordicNORM workshop, 15-16 September 2016, Helsinki, Finland(Presentation)
Yoshida S., Macdonald A.M., Jayne S.R., Rypina I., Buesseler K. Fukushima Cs pathway in the western North Pacific. Ocean Sciences Meeting. February 2016, New Orleans (USA)
Buesseler K.O. Fukushima and its ocean impacts. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, March 9, 2015 (invited talk).
Masqué P. Radionuclides in the oceans: tracers of processes and impacts. University of Tasmania. Hobart (Australia). 25 August 2015 (invited talk).
Buesseler K.O. Fukushima and ocean radioactivity. Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. March 11, 2015 (invited talk and press conference).
Buesseler K. Fukushima – a view from the ocean. MARC X- Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry. Kona, Hawaii. April 13, 2015 (invited talk).
Buesseler K.O. Fukushima-Ocean Impacts and Public Concerns.American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2015, San Francisco.
Gombeau, K., Pereira, S., Ravanat, J-L., Camilleri, V., Cavalie, I., Bourdineau J-P., Adam-Guillermin, C. Chronic depleted uranium exposure impacts DNA methylation in zebrafish. SETAC Europe 25th meeting, May 2015, Barcelona, (Spain) (oral presentation).
Hurem S.,Teien H.C., Lind O.C., Brede D.A, Hertel-Aas T., Heier L.S., Berg V., Martin L., Oughton D., Salbu B., Alestrøm P., Lyche J.L. Effects of low-dose gamma irradiation during early life stages in the zebrafish model. CERAD CoE. Modern problems of Genetics, radiobiology, radioecology and evolution, June 2015, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Sy, M.M., Gonze, M-A., Simon-Cornu, M. (2015). Uncertainty analysis in post-accidental risk assessment models: an application to the Fukushima accident. ERMSAR 7th Conference on Severe Accident Research. March 24-26, 2015. Marseille (France) (Oral presentation). 
Vandenhove, H., Camps, J. (2015) Radioecological developments supported by ALLIANCE and NERIS to cope with consequences of nuclear accidents, ERMSAR 7th Conference on Severe Accident Research. March 24-26, 2015. Marseille (France) (Keynote presentation)
Yoshida S., Macdonald A.M., Jayne S.R., Rypina I., Buesseler K. Observed Eastward Progression of the Fukushima 134Cs Signal Across the North Pacific. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. 14-18 December 2015, San Francisco (USA).
Adam-Guillermin C., Gombeau K., Horemans, N., Oughton, D., E. Lapied, Spurgeon, D., William Tyler , Stark K., Gashchak, S., Yoschenko, V., Saenen E., Pereira, S., Nanba, K. (2014). Epigenetic changes induced in non-human organisms exposed to radionuclides : first results obtained in the WP4 COMET. Workshop on Molecular Mechanisms of Radiation Toxicity at Chronic Low Dose Levels, St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 10th – 12th December 2014. (oral presentation)
Gombeau, K., Pereira, S., Adam-Guillermin, C. Epigenetic modifications induced in zebrafish after a chronic exposure to radionuclides. “COMET WP4 meeting”, Oxford, UK. Dec. 2014.
Vandenhove, H., Adam-Guilermin,C., Horemans, N., (2014). ALLIANCE Strategic Research Agenda and Roadmap for Challenge 2 on epigenetics and transgenerational effects, Workshop on transgenerational and epigenic mechanisms of radiation toxicity at chronic doses, December 2014, Oxford, UK. (presentation)