AuthorHenriksen, Thormod, 1928-
TitleRadiation and health [electronic resource] / Thormod Henriksen and H. David Maillie
Imprint London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2003
Edition English ed
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780203166352
Descript x, 226 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm

CONTENT

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


Radiobiology Radiation -- Physiological effect Plants -- Effect of radiation on Plants -- Effect of radioactive pollution on Animal populations -- Effect of radiation on Radiation Background Electronic books.