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Since its inception, UNSCEAR has issued 24 major publications. These reports are highly regarded as principal sources of authoritative information.

UNSCEAR 2013 Report: "Sources, effects and risks of ionizing radiation". 
Volume I
comprises the main text of the 2013 Report to the General Assembly (A/68/46) and one scientific annex:
  • Annex A - Levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great east-Japan earthquake and tsunami
Volume II comprises of one scientific annex: 
  • Annex B - Effects of radiation exposure of children

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Biological mechanisms of radiation actions at low doses. A white paper to guide the Scientific Committee's future programme of work . ( pdf

 

 

UNSCEAR 2010 Report: "Summary of low-dose radiation effects on health"

The UNSCEAR 2010 Report comprises the main text of the 2010 report to the General Assembly ( A/65/46) and a scientific report.

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UNSCEAR 2008 Report: "Sources and effects of ionizing radiation".

Volume I comprises the main text of the 2008 report to the General Assembly ( A/63/46) and 2 scientific annexes:

  • Annex A - Medical radiation exposures; and
  • Annex B - Exposures of the public and workers from various sources of radiation.

Volume II comprises the remaining 3 scientific annexes:

  • Annex C - Radiation exposures in accidents;
  • Annex D - Health effects due to radiation from the Chernobyl accident *); and
  • Annex E - Effects of ionizing radiation on non-human biota.

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UNSCEAR 2006 Report: "Effects of ionizing radiation" 

Volume I comprises the main text of the 2006 report to the General Assembly ( A/61/46 + Corr.1) and 2 scientific annexes:

  • Annex A - Epidemiological studies of radiation and cancer; and
  • Annex B - Epidemiological evaluation of cardiovascular disease and other non-cancer diseases following radiation exposure.

Volume II comprises the remaining 3 scientific annexes:

  • Annex C - Non-targeted and delayed effects of exposure to ionizing radiation;
  • Annex D - Effects of ionizing radiation on the immune system; and
  • Annex E - Sources-to-effects assessment for radon in homes and workplaces.

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UNSCEAR 2000 Report: "Sources and effects of ionizing radiation" in 2 volumes and the UNSCEAR 2001 Report: "Hereditary effects of ionizing radiation".

UNSCEAR 2000 Report Vol.I: Sources

UNSCEAR 2000 Report Vol.II: Effects

UNSCEAR 2001 Report

UNSCEAR 2000 Report
Vol.I: Sources

UNSCEAR 2000 Report
Vol.II: Effects

UNSCEAR 2001 Report

As part of the activities to mark the 50th anniversary of UNSCEAR, Japan sponsored efforts to make available electronically all other UNSCEAR publications from this web site:

1996 Report 1994 Report 1993 Report 1988 Report
1986 Report 1982 Report 1977 Report 1972 Report
1969 Report 1966 Report 1964 Report 1962 Report
1958 Report
Last updated: Thursday, 20 November 2014