Alert – Atmospheric Radionuclides Monitoring Station

Canadian Radiological Monitoring Network (CRMN) station for monitoring of radiation in air as well as external gamma dose. Consists of sampling equipment only, analysis performed at the laboratory in Ottawa. Co-located on site of Environment Canada Weather Station.

Alert 1

Facility

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Eric Pellerin Eric.Pellerin@hc-sc.gc.ca (613) 954-1072
Secondary Contact Dr. Jean-Francois Mercier Jean-Francois.Mercier@hc-sc.gc.ca (613) 954-6677

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Owner
Health Canada, Radiation Protection Bureau

Membership
Associate Member

Website
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/contaminants/radiation/crmn-rcsr/index-eng.php

Latitude
82.500125

Longitude
-62.320156

Location
Canadian Forces Station Alert

Territory/ Province
Nunavut

Facility Type
Site for Observing/Monitoring

Research Hinterland
Atmosphere

Main Research Disciplines
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Environmental Sciences, Geophysics, Isotopic Chemistry

Research History
N/A

Current Projects
On-going operational program: National Radiation Monitoring Program of the Radiation Protection Bureau (Health Canada).

Power
Generator

Communications
N/A

Local Transportation
N/A

Equipment Storage
N/A

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
N/A

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
N/A

Laboratory Facilities
N/A

Fuel Availability
N/A

Research Requirements
N/A

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
N/A

Safety Considerations
N/A

Cost
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30