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Radiation effects on natural populations

Colloquium on the Effects of Ionizing Radiations on Natural Populations (1965 Philadelphia)

Radiation effects on natural populations

a colloquium held in Philadelphia May 23, 1965

by Colloquium on the Effects of Ionizing Radiations on Natural Populations (1965 Philadelphia)

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Published by Division of Biological and Medical Research, Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ionizing radiation -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by George A. Sacher.
    ContributionsSacher, George A., Argonne National Laboratory. Division of Biological and Medical Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14197369M

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Suggested Citation:"Genetic Effects of Ionizing Radiation."National Research Council. Effects on Populations of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / The effects of other environmental "stress" factors, such as salinity, temperature, oxygen, and pollutants, must be studied and expanded to include the interaction of these factors with radiation effects. â ¢ More sensitive parameters of radiation effects on indi- viduals, populations, and communities should be.

Natural Radiation 7 Manmade Radiation 8 Health Effects from Exposure to Ionizing Radiation 9 Results of Exposure 11 Chronic Exposure 12 Acute Exposure 13 Risks of Health Effects 14 Estimating Health Risk 16 Suggested Reading Ionizing Radiation Fact Book.

Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Populations and Ecosystems 11 Layout: T1_Standard Book ID: _1_En Book ISBN: Chapter No.: 20. Exposure to adults working Radiation effects on natural populations book radioactive materials must be below 5, mrem (50 mSv) per year.

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population. A summary of the number of people exposed to each such source, an estimate of the resulting. An answer to this question depends on the availability of a model that allows the integration of the known effects of radiation exposure on the mortality, morbidity, fertility and fecundity of individuals into an assessment of the possible impact at the population by:   The experiment, entitled ZEUS (Zoological Environment Under Stress), was set up by Atomic Energy of Canada to test the effects of chronic gamma radiation on natural populations.

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Ionizing radiation (ionising radiation) is radiation that carries sufficient energy to detach electrons from atoms or molecules, thereby ionizing them.

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