Environmental radiation Environmental radiation
Environmental radiation

Environmental radiation

Environmental radiation -osioetusivun ingressi

STUK monitors radioactivity in the environment in many ways. The objective is to be constantly aware of the levels of radiation exposure to people and the environment in Finland.

Osion etusivun tekstinosto Environmental radiation Monitoring of environmental radiation

Monitoring of environmental radiation

In Finland, the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority is responsible for nationwide environmental radiation control. Information on the annual environmental radiation control programme and subprogrammes can be found in the STUK supervises section.

Osion etusivun tekstinosto STUK supervises Radioactivity in the Baltic Sea

Radioactivity in the Baltic Sea

Finland has been a forerunner in the monitoring of radioactivity in the Baltic Sea. Radioactivity surveys were initiated as early as the end of the 1950s by STUK’s predecessor Institute of Radiation Physics in co-operation with the Finnish Institute of Marine Research.