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Author: L. Wei , Ministry of Health, Beijing, China T. Sugahara , Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan Z. Tao , Ministry of Health, Beijing, China

ISBN13: 9780444826305

Publisher: Elsevier

Price: €174.00
Pages: 456
Edition: Hardbound
Publish date: mayo 1997

This volume covers, in addition to the topics presented at previous meetings, i.e. world natural radiation, world high level natural radiation areas, environmental transfer pathways, technologically enhanced natural radiation environment, radon in the environment, cytogenetic studies, epidemiological studies and radiation measurement methods; some new topics. These include radioactive contamination by nuclear tests, Chernobyl accident and some related biological studies; methodology and quality control for low dose measurements, methodology of epidemiology in low dose radiation exposure; stimulatory effects of low dose radiation, adaptive response and genetic effects of low dose irradiation and radiation paradigm regarding risk from exposure to low dose radiation.