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Nuclear test explosions : environmental and human impacts

Author: Frederick Warner; R Kirchmann; International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.; International Council for Science.
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, 2000.
Series: SCOPE report, 59.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nuclear Test Explosions summarises the findings of the international project SCOPE-RADTEST (Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment - RADiation from nuclear TEST explosions), on the environmental and human impacts of nuclear tests. The location and dates of 730 explosions and the 2419 tests performed between 1945 and 1998 are given followed by discussion of their effects. The nuclear test sites include:  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nuclear test explosions.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, 2000
(OCoLC)606272780
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Warner; R Kirchmann; International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.; International Council for Science.
ISBN: 0471978485 9780471978480
OCLC Number: 41497205
Notes: "Published on behalf of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) of the International Council of Science (ICSU).
Description: xxviii, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Synthesis / Frederick Warner --
2. Introduction / R.J.C. Kirchmann, L. Appleby and C.S. Shapiro --
3. Nuclear Weapons Test Programmes of the Different Countries / B.B. Bennett, L.E. de Geer and A. Doury --
4. Nuclear Explosions and their Environmental Contamination / Yu. A. Izrael, E.D. Stukin and V.N. Petrov / [and others] --
5. Pathways for Internal and External Exposure / P.J. Coughtrey, R.J.C. Kirchmann and F. Harris / [and others] --
6. Estimation of Doses / A. Bouville, L. Anspaugh and M.I. Balonov / [and others] --
7. Health Effects / W. Burkart, A.M. Kellerer and S. Bauer / [et al.] --
8. Fallout Models --
Past, Present and Future / R.D. Small --
Radiation Units --
Metric Multiples and Sub-multiples.
Series Title: SCOPE report, 59.
Responsibility: edited by Frederick Warner, René J.C. Kirchmann.
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This volume summarizes the findings of the international collaborative SCOPE-RADTEST (Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment - RADiation from nuclear TEST explosions) project, which  Read more...

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