Taiwan Radiation Monitoring Station was established in 1974 as a subsidiary government agency under Atomic Energy Council to carry out monitoring of natural ionizing radiation in the environment and man-made ionizing radiation in the vicinity of nuclear power stations, nuclear research reactors, and nuclear waste facilities.
The station had been changed its name to Radiation Monitoring Center (RMC) by a law enacted by Parliament in 1996 to strengthen its role in monitoring the effect on the general public of the peaceful application of radioactive substances in Taiwan.
Formulation and implementation of environmental radiation measurement plans.
Measurement of natural ionizing radiation in the environment.
Measurement of radioactive fallout.
Measurement of radioactivity in foodstuffs and drinking water.
Measurement of ionizing radiation in the immediate environment of nuclear and other radiation emitting facilities.
Measurement of environmetntal radiation arising from treatment , storage , transport and final disposal of radioactive waste.
Radioactive contamination evaluation and measurement of radiation arising from accidents at nuclear facilities.
Evaluation of population radiation doses.
Research and development of radiation measurement technololgy.
Providing information , advice to the public on environmental radioactivity.
Other tasks related to environmental radiation monitoring.
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