Soil toxicology – Impact on ascaris variety

Period: 2010-2011
Customer: Institute of the radiological protection and nuclear safety (IRSN), France

Objective of this project is the study of long-term radiation impact on ascaris population of the Chornobyl Zone, evaluation of genetic diversity and correlation with level of the areas radiation pollution.
Intended activities will include: areas selection with different radiation conditions, receiving of physical-chemical and radiological characteristics of areas, ascaris samples collection, and toxicological analysis.
Contact:
Deputy Director for Science of International Radioecology Laboratory
Head of Radioecology Research Department
Sergii P. Gashchak
Tel.: +38 (04579) 6 15 62
Fax: +38 (04579) 6 15 62
e-mail: sgaschak@chornobyl.net