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Chernobyl record : the definitive history of the Chernobyl catastrophe

Author: Richard F Mould
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Philadelphia, PA : Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000.
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Describing why the Chernobyl accident occurred and eye witness accounts, this book examines the impact on life, health, and the environment, including patients with acute radiation syndrome,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Mould
ISBN: 075030670X 9780750306706
OCLC Number: 43952057
Description: xvii, 402 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Radiation Doses and Effects --
2. Nuclear Reactors --
3. Explosion --
4. Radionuclide Releases --
5. Early Medical Response and Follow-up of Patients with Acute Radiation Syndrome --
6. Evacuation and Resettlement --
7. Sarcophagus --
8. Nuclear Power Past and Future --
9. Dose Measurement and Estimation Methods --
10. Population Doses --
11. Contamination in Farming, Milk, Wild Animals and Fish --
12. Decontamination --
13. Water Contamination --
14. Ground Contamination --
15. Psychological Illness --
16. Other Non-Malignant Diseases and Conditions --
17. Cancer Risk Specification --
18. Cancer --
19. The Legasov Testament --
20. Under the Star of Chernobyl.
Responsibility: R.F. Mould.
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"People in other countries begin to forget the disaster and so Chernobyl Record is very important because it reminds them of the effects the catastrophe had on Belarus and its people. It is a useful Read more...

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