UNSCEAR 1993 Report

Sources, effects and risks of ionizing radiation

The UNSCEAR 1993 Report is comprised of the main text of the 1994 report to the General Assembly (A/48/46) and nine scientific annexes.

Report to the General Assembly with Scientific Annexes

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The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards.

This publication provides the supporting scientific assessment for UNSCEAR’s 1993 report to the General Assembly and includes the Report to the General Assembly with short overviews of the materials and conclusions contained in the scientific annexes.

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Annex A - Exposures from natural sources of radiation

Annex B - Exposures from man-made sources of radiation

Annex C - Medical radiation exposures

Annex D - Occupational radiation exposures

Annex E - Mechanisms of radiation oncogenesis

Annex F - Influence of dose and dose rate on stochastic effects of radiation

Annex G - Hereditary effects of radiation

Annex H - Radiation effects on the developing human brain

Annex I - Late deterministic effects in children