Radiodiological Education, Monitoring and Outreach Project

Savannah River

Photo by: David Scott

The Radiological Education, Monitoring, and Outreach Project, known as REMOP,  was created in 2016 to educate residents in Burke County, Georgia, particularly those living in Shell Bluff, about radiological monitoring programs that assess the landscape surrounding the Savannah River Site. The goal of REMOP is to equip the citizens of Burke County with the knowledge to understand environmental monitoring programs.

Calendar of Events

The calendar contains the upcoming dates and times of public REMOP educational events like the REMOP Community Talks. These talks are held at the Burke County Library in Waynesboro, Georgia.

Jan
22
Mon
6:00 pm What is Tritium? @ Burke County Public Library
What is Tritium? @ Burke County Public Library
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A discussion of the isotope tritium, its properties, and how it exists in Burke County.
Jan
25
Thu
10:00 am What is Tritium? @ Burke County Public Library
What is Tritium? @ Burke County Public Library
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
A discussion of the isotope tritium, its properties, and how it exists in Burke County.
Feb
19
Mon
6:00 pm What is Risk? @ Burke County Public Library
What is Risk? @ Burke County Public Library
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This talk defines risk and how we live with it in our daily life.
Feb
22
Thu
10:00 am What is Risk? @ Burke County Public Library
What is Risk? @ Burke County Public Library
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This talk defines risk and how we live with it in our daily life.

Lesson Plans

Lesson plans are developed for all educational events and are specific to Burke County, Georgia. All lesson plans can be adjusted to meet the needs of other audiences

  1.     Introduction to REMOP and Scientific Method
  2.     Contaminants in Our Lives

Newsletter

A bi-monthly publication that provides a glimpse of past program activities, upcoming events, and feature articles about program participants. To subscribe to the newsletter, please send a request to remop@srel.uga.edu.

September 2017 

Advisory Council Notes

The Community Advisory Council and the External Advisory Council provide advisory support to the REMOP.  The CAC is comprised of community members from Shell Bluff and Waynesboro. The EAC is comprised of experts working in the field of environmental justice, nuclear engineering, and toxicology, as well as stakeholders from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy.

 Community Resources

General information on emergency preparedness, public health services, and agricultural resources for residents and individuals visiting the Burke County area.

Factsheets

Access information on various topics ranging from environmental health to regional monitoring programs to radioecology.