radiation ecology

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radiation ecology The branch of ecology concerned with the effects of radioactive materials on living systems and on the pathways by which they are dispersed through ecosystems, including their dispersal through the abiotic environment. The term is used especially with regard to those materials released through human agency.

radiation ecology

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radiation ecology The branch of ecology concerned with the effects of radioactive materials on living systems and on the pathways by which they are dispersed through ecosystems, including their dispersal through the abiotic environment. The term is used especially with regard to those materials released through human agency.