Seminar on ESTE issues and response to nuclear and radiation accidents in general

Date: 25 - 27 October 2021

Place: Hotel Pod Lipou, Modra, Slovakia

The workshop is prepared for nuclear emergency specialists from nuclear power plants and from governmental institutions. The main aim is to discuss new functionalities of ESTE software, to explain and discuss algorithms and to discuss the questions of radiation response and protection of inhabitants.



25 October (Monday)


12:45 - 18:00 (Čarný and col.):

Presentation of functionalities of ESTE EBO and ESTE EMO for the response of Crisis Staffs in Mochovce NPP and Bohunice NPP:

  • summary of the newest properties of ESTE;
  • implementation of intervention levels for urgent protective measures;
  • implementation of "ex vessel cooling" and the impact on the source term prediction;
  • implementation of algoritms SAM in ESTE and in ESTE PL (Working Sheets);
  • summary of approaches for suggestion of protective measures in EPZ, alternatively out of EPZ;
  • explanation of relations between ESTE and the application ESTE PL (working sheets for the response of Crisis Staffs in Mochovce NPP nad Bohunice NPP).


26 October (Tuesday)

09:00 - 12:00 (Čarný and col.):

Continuation - presentation/ summary/ discussion of the functionalities of ESTE and ESTE PL

13:00 - 15:00 (Čarný and col.):

Presentation/ summary/ discussion of the functionalities of ESTE SIM (EMO), ESTE EU, ESTE Analyst (including CBRN module) and ESTE Annual Impacts (implemented at the Public Health Authority of Slovac Republic and at the State Office for Nuclear Safety of Czech Republic)

15:30 - 18:00 (Lipták, Marčišovský, Marčišovská):

Presentation and discussion of the project ESTE CBRN (the project financed by the Slovak Research and Development Agency):

  • approach to the modeling of dispearsion in urban/industry area;
  • approach to the estimation of applied radioactive source;
  • modeling of the initiating phase (the phase of explosion).

Recapitulation of the outputs of ESTE CBRN.


27 October (Wednesday)

09:00 - 12:00:


  • (Fojcíková) Presentation and discussion of the project financed by the European Space Agency (ESA), connection of ESTE and satellite data (Sen2Agri)
  • (Čarný and col.) Summary and discussion of the workshop topics.