IAEA Database on Discharges of Radionuclides to the Atmosphere and the Aquatic Environment (DIRATA)

• DIRATA is the IAEA Member States’ database on discharges of radionuclides to the atmosphere and the aquatic environment.
• The database contains the annual records submitted on voluntary basis by the IAEA Member States.
• DIRATA also includes the historical discharge records, collected by UNSCEAR, the European Commission and other international and national organisations.
• The source of each discharge record is acknowledged in the database.

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How to proceed?

You can do the following without registration:

If you are a National Contact Person, please read these instructions on how to proceed with the initial registration and how to submit the discharge data.

Related Links

DIRATA and Environmental assessments

Radiation, People and the Environment, IAEA, Vienna (2004)

Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

UN General Assembly Resolution 51/189 detailing Institutional arrangements for the implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities.

European Commission Recommendation of 18th December 2003 on standardised information on radioactive airborne and liquid discharges into the environment from nuclear power reactors and reprocessing plants in normal operation.