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Data set name

PErmanent environmental RAdioactivity Observatories (OPERA)

Data holding centreCE de Cadarache IRSN/SERNAT/LERCM (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire)
CountryFrance  France
Time period1959 -->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

French coasts

Observations 
Parameters

Radioactivity in biota; Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the atmosphere; Radioactivity in the water column

Description 
Summary

OPERA program is based on 4 Environmental Radioactivity Observatories : ATMOSPHERIC (8 stations)- Atmospheric aerosols and precipitations collected, MARINE (19 stations)- living organisms samples, LAND (7 stations), RIVER (2 stations).

OriginatorsCE de Cadarache IRSN/SERNAT/LERCM (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire)
Data web sitehttp://www.irsn.org/opera
Availability 
OrganisationCE de Cadarache IRSN/SERNAT/LERCM (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMASSON Olivier
Address

CE de Cadarache IRSN/SERNAT/LERCM (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire)
Batiment 153,
Saint Paul Les Durance cedex

13115
France

Telephone+33 (0)4 42 25 66 08
Emailolivier.masson@irsn.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierOPERA1
Global identifier4622
Last revised2011-01-24