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Radiation and health [electronic resource] /Thormod Henriksen and H. David Maillie.

By: Henriksen, Thormod, 1928-.
Contributor(s): Maillie, H. David.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003Edition: English ed.Description: x, 226 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780203166352 (e-book : PDF).Other title: Radiation & health [Cover title].Uniform titles: Strealing og helse. English Subject(s): Animal populations -- Effect of radiation on | Plants -- Effect of radiation on | Plants -- Effect of radioactive pollution on | Radiation -- Physiological effect | Radiation, Background | RadiobiologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Call number: QH652 .H38713 2003 Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition.
Contents:
Radiation is discovered -- What is radioactivity? -- Radioactive decay laws -- Activity and dose -- Artificial radioactive isotopes -- The measurement of radiation -- Natural radiation -- Radiation in medicine and research -- Nuclear weapons and reactor accidents -- Radiation and health. Large doses -- Small doses and risk estimates -- Radiation biology - mechanisms -- Radiation and the environment -- Exercises, examples, and scenarios.
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Translation and revision of: Strealing og helse. 1993.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [219-221]) and index.

Radiation is discovered -- What is radioactivity? -- Radioactive decay laws -- Activity and dose -- Artificial radioactive isotopes -- The measurement of radiation -- Natural radiation -- Radiation in medicine and research -- Nuclear weapons and reactor accidents -- Radiation and health. Large doses -- Small doses and risk estimates -- Radiation biology - mechanisms -- Radiation and the environment -- Exercises, examples, and scenarios.

Also available in print edition.

Electronic reproduction. [Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2010]. PDF file created from digital scan of print book.

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