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ANS members approve amendment adding YMG rep to board of directors
The American Nuclear Society will include a representative from the Young Members Group on its Board of Directors after ANS members voted this week overwhelmingly in favor of amending Article B6 of the ANS bylaws. The change was mandated by Objective Outcome 5 of the ANS Change Plan 2020.
To keep the number of directors at 16, the approved amendment decreased the number of non–U.S. resident directors from three to two.
A. Melintescu, D. Galeriu, S. Diabaté, S. Strack
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 67 | Number 3 | April 2015 | Pages 479-482
Proceedings of TRITIUM 2013 | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST14-T59
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Some nuclear facilities have large tritium loads and subsequent environmental emissions and consequently, the radiological impact assessment is mandatory. In case of the unplanned (potential) accidents there are extremely large uncertainties of the model predictions for crop contamination and dose due to many factors affecting the Organically Bound Tritium (OBT) dynamics in crops. A full mechanistic model is difficult to develop due to the complexity of the processes involved in tritium transfer and the environmental conditions. The preparatory steps for a robust model are discussed in the present study, considering the role of the dry matter and photosynthesis contributing to the OBT dynamics in crops.