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Main Title Environmental radioactivity /
Author Eisenbud, Merril,
Publisher Academic Press,
Year Published 1973
OCLC Number 00658089
ISBN 0122351509; 9780122351501
Subjects Radioactive pollution ; Nuclear energy ; Nuclear industry ; Radioactivity ; Natèurliche Radioaktivität ; Umweltradioaktivität
Additional Subjects Radioactive pollution
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EMBM  RA569.E5 1973 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 01/01/1988
Edition 2d ed.
Collation xii, 542 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-530) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- The biological basis of radiation protection -- Radiation protection standards -- Mechanisms of transport in the atmosphere -- The food chain from soil to man -- The aquatic environment -- Natural radioactivity -- From mines to fabricated fuel -- Reactors -- Miscellaneous sources of exposure to radioactive substances -- Fuel reprocessing -- Management of radioactive wastes -- Fallout from nuclear explosions I. short term effects -- Fallout from nuclear explosions II. worldwide effects -- Peaceful uses of nuclear explosives -- Environmental contamination from accidents -- Methods of environmental surveillance -- Environmental radioactivity in retrospect and prospect -- Appendix A : The properties of certain radionuclides. This book provides an account of biological and physical information on nuclear power and its potential environmental impact.