Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1996 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

The wide readership of this book by individuals, government officials, scientists and medical specialists is due to concern about the possible hazards of natural and man-made sources of radiation. This publication presents the consequences of exposures to radiation by the use of radiobiological research and results of epidemiological studies. It also summarizes and evaluates sources of human radiation exposures, discusses principal features of radiation risk perception and gives a brief summary and indication of perspectives.

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