Radioactive items have been detected on Dalgety Bay since at least 1990. Many surveys have been undertaken on the beach to determine the potential numbers of items present and possible implications for public health.
|Strategy for stakeholder engagement 25 kb
|DIO outline management options appraisal - final report 2.57mb
|Radiological habits survey: Dalgety Bay, 2012 3.19mb
|Dalgety Bay radioactive contaminated land risk assessment 2.48mb
Dalgety Bay final factual investigation report
Dalgety Bay coastal processes review
|Historic aerial photography interpretation for assisting regulatory enforcement 15 mb
|Ground penetrating radar report March 2012 12.89mb
|Dalgety Bay particle composition 2.4mb
|Dalgety Bay investigation plan 492kb
|Dalgety Bay headland investigation 3.6mb
|Dalgety Bay assessment 2.7mb
|Dalgety Bay skin hazard assessment 2.1mb
|Skin dose from Ra-226 contamination: Dose estimation & comments 522kb
|Dalgety Bay radium contamination (20mb) Preliminary assessment produced by Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Environmental and Organisational Strategy Directorate
|Dalgety Bay risk assessment report (2.78mb) Probabilistic and Hazard Assessment: A Screening Assessment of Radium Contamination
|Probability assessment methodology - Appendix C (148kb) Probabilistic and Hazard Assessment: A Screening Assessment of Radium Contamination. This report presents the results and methodology used to assess the risk posed by an area of land in Fife that is contaminated with radium, thought to have been generated by previous Ministry of Defence activities in the years preceding WWII.
SEPA have undertaken a monitoring programme since radioactive materials were first discovered in the area and radioactive material has been removed periodically. In addition, many surveys have been undertaken on the beach to determine the potential numbers of items present and possible implications for public health.
Dalgety Bay monitoring removal report - April 2006 (5.3mb) Information about the distribution of radioactive particles across the foreshore and in the exposed cliff face believed to be the contamination source. This report contains the results of radiation surveys undertaken at Dalgety Bay in Fife during March 2006.
|Dalgety Bay monitoring report - March 2005 (435kb) Radiological survey of beach and foreshore for contamination of Radium 226.
Reports on sources recovered from the area
Dalgety Bay Risk Assessment Group
|Dalgety Bay Risk Assessment Group meeting (1.7mb)
Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE)
|COMARE Fifteenth Report (2014)