2012-13 Annual Report - Appendix 9 Publications

Appendix 9 - Publications

Codes of Practice and Safety Guides

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency. Safety Guide for the Approval Processes for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Materials (2012) Radiation Protection Series No. 2.2.

Book Chapters

Martin P and McBride J, Radionuclide behaviour and transport in the tropical atmospheric environment Chapter 2, (2012) Tropical Radioecology, pp. 59-91. Elsevier.

Vajda N, Martin P and Kim C-K, Alpha Spectrometry Chapter 6, Handbook of Radioactivity Analysis (3rd ed.) (2012) pp. 363-422. Elsevier.

Journal Articles

Alqathami M, Blencowe A, Qiao G, Butler D and Geso M, Optimization of the sensitivity and stability of the PRESAGE TM dosimeter using trihalomethane radical initiators, Radiation Physics and Chemistry 81 (2012) 867–873.

Brady Z, Cain T and Johnston P, Justifying referrals for paediatric CT, Medical Journal of Australia 197 (2): 95-98, 16 July 2012.

Brady Z, Cain T, Ramanauskas F and Johnston P, Assessment of paediatric CT dose indicators for the purpose of optimisation, The British Institute of Radiology, doi: 10.1259/bjr/28015185, 27 July 2012.

Cargill J, Lucas R, Gies P, King K, Swaminathan A, Allen M and Banks E, Validation of Brief Questionnaire Measures of Sun Exposure and Skin Pigmentation Against Detailed and Objective Measures Including Vitamin D Status, (2013) Photochem Photobiol 89; 219-226.

Chun K, Butler D, Webb D, Mahant A, Meghzifene A, Lee J, Hah S, Kadni T, Zhang Y, Kurosawa T, Msimang Z and Caseria E, Final report on APMP.RI(I)-K1: APMP/TCRI key comparison report of measurement of air kerma for 60Co gamma-rays, Metrologia, 2013, 50, Tech. Suppl., 06011.

Crosbie J, Rogers P, Stevenson A, Hall C, Lye J, Nordström T, Midgley S and Lewis R, Reference dosimetry at the Australian Synchrotron's imaging and medical beamline using free-air ionization chamber measurements and theoretical predictions of air kerma rate and half value layer, Med. Phys. 40 (6), 062103, June 2013.

Gies P and McLennan A, Everyday and High-UPF Sun-Protective Clothing, The Melanoma Letter (2012) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp7-8.

Gies P, Klekociuk A, Tully M, Henderson S, Javorniczky J, King K, Lemus-Deschamps L and Makin J, Low Ozone over Southern Australia in August 2011 and its Impact on Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Levels, (2013) Photochem Photobiol 89; 984-989.

Gies P, Makin J, Dobbinson S, Javorniczky J, Henderson S, Guilfoyle R and Lock J, Shade Provision for Toddlers at Swimming Pools in Melbourne, (2013) Photochem Photobiol 89; 968-973.

Haworth A, Butler D, Wilfert L, Ebert M, Todd S, Hayton A and Kron T, Comparison of TLD calibration methods for 192Ir dosimetry, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 14, p258-272, 2013.

Hayton A, Wallace A, Marks P, Edmonds K, Tingey D and Johnston P, Australian diagnostic reference levels for multi detector computed tomography, Australian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine 36(1) (2013) 19–26.

Hayton A, Wallace A, Marks P, Edmonds K, Tingey D and Johnston P, Australian per caput dose from diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, (2013), doi:10.1093/rpd/nct101.

Lonski P, Taylor M, Franich R, Harty P and Kron T, Assessment of leakage doses around the treatment heads of different linear accelerators, Radiat. Prot. Dosimetry 154 (4) (2012) 304-312.

Lye J, Butler D, Ramanathan G and Franich R, Spectral differences in 6 MV beams with matched PDDs and the effect on chamber response, Phys. Med. Biol. 57 No. 22 (2012).

Marks P, Wallace A and Hayton A, Report on the European DOSE DATAMED projects, The Gamma Gazette: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine, March 2013, p18-19.

Mathews J, Forsythe A, Brady Z, Butler M, Goergen S, Byrnes G, Giles G, Wallace A, Anderson P, Guiver T, McGale P, Cain T, Dowty J, Bickerstaffe A and Darby S, Cancer risk in 680 000 people exposed to computed tomography scans in childhood or adolescence: data linkage study of 11 million Australians, BMJ 2013; 346:f2360 doi:10.1136/bmj.f2360.

Medley P, Bollhöfer A and Martin P, Variability of procedural blanks leads to greater uncertainty in assessing detection limits for the measurement of polonium-210, (2013) Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 296: 1155-1162.

Taylor M, Kairn T, Kron T, Dunn D, Johnston P and Franich R, The influence of field size on stopping power ratios in- and out-of-field: Quantitative data for the BrainLAB m3 micro-multileaf collimator, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 13:354-362 (2012).

Technical Reports

Carpenter J and Tinker R, Assessment of the impact on Australia from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident, ARPANSA Technical Report 162, October 2012.

Long S, Sdraulig S, Tate B and Martin P, A survey of naturally occurring radioactive material associated with mining, ARPANSA Technical Report TR161, August 2012.

Long S and Green L, Radioactivity enhancement factors of Maralinga soils, ARPANSA Technical Report 157, July 2012.

O'Brien R, Carpenter J, Grzechnik M, Long S, Green L, Maralinga and Oak Valley Dose Assessment – 2011, ARPANSA Technical Report TR158, July 2012.

Urban D, Isotopic ratios of uranium in uranium salts and pitchblende, ARPANSA Technical Report 160, July 2012.

Conference Papers

Bokor I and Sdraulig S, Analysis of food samples following the Fukushima incident, South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Butler D, Webb D, Oliver C, Lye J, Harty P, Ganesan R, Anele N, Wright T and Cole A The Australian gray – how does it compare overseas?, Engineers and Physical Scientists in Medicine conference, Gold Coast, 2-6 December 2012.

Carpenter J, Grzechnik M, Newbery S, Tinker R, and Sdraulig S, Dose Reconstruction: Short-tailed shearwater (Mutton Bird), South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012

Carpenter J and Tinker R, Assessment of the impact on Australia from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident, South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012

Carpenter J and Tinker R, Assessment of the impact on Australia from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident, ARPS Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Ganesan G, Harty P, Butler D, Webb D, and Hyungi Jo P, Use of diodes in radiation protection of patients in radiotherapy, Australian Radiation Protection Society conference, Sydney, 14-17 October, 2012

Ganesan R, Harty P, Oliver C, Butler D and Webb D, Matlab based data analysis of calorimetry runs and ion-chamber calibrations at ARPANSA, Engineers and Physical Scientists in Medicine conference, Gold Coast, 2-6 December 2012.

Ganesan R, Harty P, Oliver C, Wright T, Cole A, Butler D and Webb D, Calorimetric Comparison of Absorbed Dose to Water, Between ARPANSA and BIPM, Engineers and Physical Scientists in Medicine conference, Gold Coast, 2-6 December 2012.

Ganesan R, Harty P, Oliver C, Wright T, Cole A, Butler D and Webb D, Need for Traceable Calibrations in Brachytherapy Treatments in Australia, Engineers and Physical Scientists in Medicine conference, Gold Coast, 2-6 December 2012.

Grzechnik M and Tinker R, Radiological Protection of the Environment in Australia – Developing a Safety Guide, ARPS Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Harty P and Webb D, Safe Installation of a 140 TBq 60CoTeletherapy Source at ARPANSA, Australian Radiation Protection Society conference, Sydney, 14-17 October, 2012.

Harty P, Direct calibration of Australian hospital reference chambers in linac beams, International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, Bonn, 3-7 December 2012.

Hayton A and Wallace A, Australian adult diagnostic reference levels for multi detector computed tomography, Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine Conference (EPSM), Gold Coast, 2-6 Dec 2012.

Hayton A and Wallace A, Australian per caput dose from diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine, Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine Conference, Gold Coast, 2-6 December 2012.

Hirth G, Concentration ratios in non-human biota inhabiting Australian Uranium Mining environments, ARPS Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Hirth G, Concentration ratios in non-human biota inhabiting Australian Uranium Mining environments, South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Johnston P, Australian Per Caput Dose from Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Australian Radiation Protection Society Conference, Sydney, October 14-17, 2012.

Long S, Maralinga: then and now, 30 years of monitoring a nuclear test site, South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

O'Brien R, Williams G and Wollett S, Cradle to Grave Planning for New Projects – importance of post-closure planning, ARPS Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

O'Brien R, Carpenter J, Grzechnik M, Long S and Green L, Maralinga Reassessment, ARPS Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Oliver C, Butler D, Webb D, Wright T, Ramanathan G, Harty P, Anele N and Cole A, Non-waterproof and waterproof secondary standards, Engineers and Physical Scientists in Medicine conference, Gold Coast, 2-6 December 2012.

Orr B, National Report, ARGOS Consortium Meeting, September 2012.

Orr B, Schoeppner M, Tinker R and Plastino W, Detection of Radioxenon in Darwin, Australia following the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident, South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Sdraulig S, Radiation emergency response – the laboratory perspective, South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Tinker R, The Japan Nuclear Accident, International Uranium Conference, Fremantle, July 2012.

Urban D, Uranium isotopic ratio determinations in uranium salts and pitchblende, South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Sydney, October 2012.

Wright T, Lye J, Butler D and Webb D, Commissioning the Elekta MLCi and MLCi2 leaf designs using BEAMnrc, Engineers and Physical Scientists in Medicine conference, Gold Coast, 2-6 December 2012.

Wright T, Lye J, Harty P, Ramanathan G, Webb D, Oliver C and Butler D, Uncertainties in a Monte Carlo linac model – validation for primary standard accuracy, The International Conference on the Use of Computers in Radiotherapy (ICCR), Melbourne, 6-9 May 2013.

Presentations and Seminars

Collett S, The Australian National Radiation Dose Register for Uranium Mine Workers, Health Protection Agency (HPA), England, November 2012.

Collett S, The Australian National Radiation Dose Register for Uranium Mine Workers, Health Canada, Canada, November 2012.

Collett S, National Uniformity and Optimisation of Radiation Protection for Workers, Siemens Low Dose Academy held in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland (New Zealand), March 2013.

Dunn L, Lye J, Kenny J, Lehmann J and Williams I, Commissioning of Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosimeters (OSLD) for use in Radiotherapy, EPSM, Gold Coast, 6 December 2013.

Dunn L, Lye J, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Kron T and Williams I, Commissioning of Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosimeters for use in Radiotherapy, ACPSEM Queensland branch meeting, QUT Brisbane, 28 September 2012.

Guilfoyle R, The Australian National Radiation Dose Register: The Northern Territory, Supervising Scientist Division, Darwin, July 2012.

Hirth G, Concentration ratios in non-human biota inhabiting Australian Uranium Mining environments, Public Health England, MODARIA, Vienna, May 2013.

Johnston P, The Nuclear Accident at Fukushima, Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, 9 August 2012.

Kenny J, Lehmann J, Lye J, Dunn L and Williams I, The ACDS: The logistics of a national dosimetry audit service, EPSM, Gold Coast, 6 December 2013.

Kenny J, Lehmann J, Lye J, Dunn L and Williams I, The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS) Methodology for Level II Audit Design with a National Comprehensive Dosimetry Audit Program, EPSM 2012, Gold Coast, 6 December 2013.

Kenny J, Lehmann J, Lye J and Dunn L, The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS), Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital Seminar, Perth, 22 August 2012.

Lehmann J, Current Status of the ACDS Audit Program and Future Directions, ACPSEM Queensland branch meeting, QUT Brisbane, 28 September 2012.

Lehmann J, Kenny J, Lye J, Dunn L and Williams I, Going the Whole Way – Level III Audits of the Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service, EPSM, Gold Coast, 6 December 2013.

Lehmann J, Kenny J, Lye J, Dunn L and Williams I, The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS) : Design and Implementation of a Three Level Audit Programme for Australian Radiation Oncology Facilities, Wellington Blood and Cancer centre Seminar, Wellington, New Zealand, 4 March 2013.

Lehmann J, Kenny J, Lye J, Kron T and Williams I, Update on the Level III Audits of the Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service (ACDS), AIR, Hobart, Tasmania, 9 March 2013.

Lye J, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Dunn L, Kron T and Williams I, ACDS Level I remote OSLD audit – from PMMA blocks to accurate reference doses, EPSM, Gold Coast, 6 December 2013.

Martin P, System of radiation protection in uranium mining, IAEA Training Meeting on Effective Regulatory and Environmental Management of Uranium Production, Darwin, August 2012.

Muston S, ARPANSA Emergency Preparedness and Response, IAEA Workshop, Singapore, December 2012.

Tinker R, Dose Register and Radiation Protection of the Environment, Licence Holder Forum Meeting, Sydney, November 2012.

Williams I, Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service, RANZCR Annual Scientific Meeting, Cairns, 26 July 2012.

Williams I, Kenny J, Lye J, Lehmann J, Dunn L and Johnston P, The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service: A national audit in the Australian context. IEAE International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine - Setting the Scene for the Next Decade, Bonn, Germany December 2012.

Williams I, Lehmann J, Kenny J, Lye J and Dunn L, The ACDS: Where are we now? End of Year 2012, EPSM, Gold Coast, 6 December 2013.

Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service Publications

Charles P, Crowe S, Kairn T, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Lye J, Dunn L, Hill B, Knight T, Langton C and Trapp J, The effect of very small air gaps on small field dosimetry, Phys. Med. Biol., 57, p6947-6960 (2012).

Dunn L, Lye J, Kenny J, Lehmann J, Williams I and Kron T, Commissioning of optically stimulated luminescence dosimeters for use in radiotherapy, Radiation Measurements, 51-52, p31-39 (2013).

Lehmann J, Kenny J, Lye J and Williams I, Radiation Therapists and Level III Audits by the Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service, Spectrum, p14-17, November (2012).

Williams I, Kenny J, Lye J and Lehmann J, The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service: The development and delivery of a national dosimetry audit, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Beijing China, IFMBE Proceedings 39, p1215-1218 (2012).

Williams I, Kenny J, Lye J, Lehmann J, Dunn L and Kron T, The Australian Clinical Dosimetry Service: A commentary on the first eighteen months, Australas. Phys. Eng. Sci. Med. 35, p 407-411 (2012).