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Radionuclides and ionizing radiation in ornithology

Vincent Schultz

Radionuclides and ionizing radiation in ornithology

a selected bibliography on wild and domestic birds.

by Vincent Schultz

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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Technical Information in [Oak Ridge, Tenn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Effect of radiation on -- Bibliography.,
  • Ornithology -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBiology and medicine / U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Technical Information, Biology and medicine (U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Technical Information)
    ContributionsU.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Technical Information.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15205620M

    Description. This publication considers the various international standards to be applied at the national level for the assessment of levels of radionuclides in food and in drinking water in different circumstances for the purposes of control, other than in a nuclear or radiological emergency. The third edition of Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation is a comprehensive and detailed reference book essential to fully understanding all aspects of radiation exposure. This book is especially useful for neuroradiologists because of the large increase in the number of neurologic CT scans performed in this country. The first edition was.

      A unit of ionising radiation absorbed dose equivalent obtained as a product of the absorbed dose measure in grays and a dimensionless factor, stipulated by the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP), and indicating the biological effectiveness of the ing factor depends on quality of radiation and part of body. Solar radiation and ultraviolet radiation were evaluated in Volume 55 (IARC, ). The types of radiation evaluated as human carcinogens (Group 1) were revisited in Volume D (IARC, ). The topic of this Monograph is the evaluation of the carcinogenicity of radiation in the radiofrequency (RF) range (30 kHz to GHz) of the.

    Calibration of Survey Instruments Used in Radiation Protection for the Assessment of Ionizing Radiation Fields and Radioactive Surface Contamination: Report Risk to the Thyroid from Ionizing Radiation: Report Radiation Protection for Medical and Allied Health Personnel (Supersedes NCRP Report No. 48) Report Internally deposited radionuclides that emit b particles are carcinogenic to humans (Group 1). Ionizing Radiation, Part 1: X-and Gamma (g) Radiation, and Neutrons, Volume 75 of the Monographs addressed the carcinogenic potential of external X-rays, g-rays and neutrons in exposed populations (see overleaf).


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