In-situ metrology for decommissioning nuclear facilities

Project: EU project

Project Details


Protecting society from the hazards of legacy nuclear sites.    
In near future, one of the most significant environmental challenges facing EU member states is how to ensure the safe disposal of radioactive waste from decommissioning nuclear sites. 
Project provides validated methods for measuring radioactivity on site, for segregating and checking wastes and for monitoring the condition of wastes.                    
VTT MIKES develops a fully portable automatized laser spectrometer for on-line on-site monitoring of gaseous radiocarbon CO2 and CH4 emissions.                
Call 2016: Metrology for Environment
This project has received funding from the EMPIR programme co-financed by the Participating States and from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
AcronymMetroDECOM II
Effective start/end date1/09/1728/02/21


  • EURAMET e.V.
  • EURAMET e.V.


  • decommissioning nuclear sites
  • laser spectrometer


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