Posted on December 16th, 2010 in Hazards and Threats

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow, stopped the EDEN Radiological Education team from beginning the process of assembling and interpreting the science-based radiological research necessary to educate the non-radiological community–general public–about what to do in the event of a radiological disaster.Taking an all-hazards view, the team determined that there is basic background information everyone needs. Audience-specific content will build on this science base and will follow the prepare, respond and recover phases of disasters.

When you think of a radiological event, what comes to mind? Nuclear plant events, transportation accidents, terrorist activities? What do you consider to be the most common misconceptions about radiological events?

Participating in the Nashville session: Ray Burden (PI), Gordon Cleveland, Curt Emmanuel, Abby Lillpop, and Virginia Morgan.