## Publication of the article «Correlation between chemical composition and 90Sr concentrations in groundwater of the Chornobyl NPP industrial site»

The scientific article “Correlation between chemical composition and 90Sr concentrations in groundwater of the Chornobyl NPP industrial site” prepared by scientists of the Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine was accepted for publication in the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity.      The Journal of Environmental Radioactivity provides an opportunity for international publication of original research or review articles describing any aspect of the occurrence of radioactivity in the natural environment. The journal is indexed in the following systems:…

## Determination of background of radionuclide contaminations of the Central Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility site

Scientists of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP of the NAS of Ukraine are carrying out studies to determine background radionuclide contamination of the Central spent nuclear fuel storage facility (CSNFSF) site. The work is conducted within the framework of the contract “Performance of work on the scientific and technical support at the stages of construction and commissioning of the CSNFSF”. During the field studies, sampling of objects of the environment were carried out for the assessment of radiation situation parameters at the site, in the sanitary-protective…

## First containers for long-term storage of the spent nuclear fuel are constructed at the CSFSF site

Specialists of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP of the NAS of Ukraine provide scientific and technical support at the stages of construction and commissioning of the Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF) of VVER-type reactors of the national nuclear power plants under construction in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone.      One of the important tasks of scientists is to provide scientific support and supervision when constructing HI-STORM containers for long-term storage of the spent nuclear fuel. Scientists of the Institute carried out the following set of…

## Videoconference on Fukushima NPP post-accident problems

The Fifth Meeting of Programme Review Group (PRG) of OECD/NEA (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development / Nuclear Energy Agency) ARC-F Project was held on July 5–7, 2021, via the ZOOM videoconference, arranged by the JAEA (Japan Atomic Energy Agency) and NEA. The partners of PreADES (Preparatory Study on Analysis of Fuel Debris) project were invited to join the whole part of ARC-F (Analysis of Information from Reactor Buildings and Containment Vessels of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant) PRG meeting. The work had been started daily at…

## Report Presentation at the Geoinformatics 2021 Conference

From May 10 to 14, 2021, a conference organized by the European Association of Geologists and Engineers (EAGE) and the All-Ukrainian Association of Geoinformatics (AUAG) took place in Kyiv, Ukraine. It was the jubilee XX International Conference “Geoinformatics: theoretical and applied aspects”. Because of quarantine conference was held online.      Scientists I. O. Kovalenko, M. I. Panasyuk, N. V. Sosonna from the Institute for safety problems of NPP of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukrainehave taken part at the Conference GEOINFORMATICS-2021.      The conference had…

## On the State of the Shelter Object Nuclear Safety

Regarding the appearance in mass media and widely discussed by the society information on the Shelter object state and localized in it fuel containing materials (FCM) as well as discussion on related to it risks for an environment, the Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants (ISP NPP) of the NAS of Ukraine informs that:      After the New Safe Confinement (NSC) “Arch” installation into design position during over four years increase of neutron flux density was observed on the periphery of the FCM accumulation, which…

## Participation in the lecture “Scientific meetings”

In order to popularize scientific knowledge and scientific activities among young people, scientists of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP gave lectures within the project “Scientific Meetings”. This project was initiated and implemented by young scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. On April 30, 2021, an online meeting was held with young people on the “Chornobyl zone and the Shelter object. Current state and future”. The meeting was held on the occurrence of the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident.     Two lectures…

## International Panel with Ukrainian Nuclear Society in the Framework of the INUDECO 2021

In the framework of the Conference INUDECO 2021 with the participation of scientists of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP of the NAS of Ukraine, the International panel with Ukrainian Nuclear Society on the topic “35th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster: from the past to the future” was held on April 27, 2021. The event was conducted with participation of the European Nuclear Society. The format was used for the first time in the practice of cooperation between Organizing Committee of the International Conference INUDECO 2021 and…

## Online Meting of Ukrainian and European Nuclear Society Representatives

Online meeting of representatives of separated subdivisions of Ukrainian nuclear society (PO “UkrNS”) and management of European Nuclear Society (ENS) was held on April 20, 2021. The meeting was dedicated to the presentation of ENS projects for 2021 and discussion of the cooperation programs.      Professor Emilio Minguez, the President of ENS, and Emilia Janisz, Manager of International Cooperation Direction of the ENS, participated in the meeting. Danylo Lavrenov, Executive Secretary of the PO “UkrNS” moderated the work of the online meeting. The following institutions presented PO “UkrNS”:…

## Committee Hearings of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine “35th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Disaster: Problems and Prospects of the Exclusion Zone Development

Environmental Policy and Nature Management Committee hearings of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine “35th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Disaster: Problems and Prospects of the Exclusion Zone” was held on April 8, 2021. Scientists of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP participated in the discussion of the current issues of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone future development. Therefore, Anatolii Nosovskyi, Director of the ISP NPP, presented report on the current issues of the scientific and technical support of the Chornobyl NPP decommissioning and works on the Shelter object transformation…

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