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Environment Group Research Report 2005/04 - Continuing the Dialogue on Radioactive Waste Management: Engaging Young Scotland Innovatively

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List of Abbreviations & Acronyms

AWE

Atomic Weapons Establishment

BLOG

Short form of "Web Log"

CoRWM

Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

COSLA

The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

CSAV

Computer supported argument visualisation

CSEC

Centre for the Study of Environmental Change

DEFRA

Department of the Environment and Rural Affairs

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

FAQ

Frequently Asked Question

GIS

Geographical Information Systems

HLW

High-level (or heat-generating) waste

HTML

Hyper Text Mark-up Language

ICT

Information and communication technology

iDTV

Interactive digital television

IM

Instant messaging

LLW

Low-Level waste

MRWS

Managing Radioactive Waste Safely consultation

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

NRPB

National Radiological Protection Board

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PDF

Portable Document Format

PSE

Public and Stakeholder Engagement

PSEWG

Public and Stakeholder Engagement Working Group

RADIALE

Radioactive Dialogue in a Learning Environment

RISCOM

Transparency and Public Participation in Radioactive Waste Management

RWM

Radioactive waste management

SEERAD

Scottish Executive Environment & Rural Affairs Division

SEPA

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

SIP

Social Inclusion Partnership

SLOPS

Self-selected listener opinion poll

SMS

Short message service

UKAEA

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

UNCRC

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

URL

Uniform Resource Locator ( i.e. a web address)

VLW

Very low-level waste