Scientific Reports

Since its inception, UNSCEAR assesses and reports levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. These reports are highly regarded as principal sources of authoritative and factual information.

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UNSCEAR 2020/2021 Report Vol. I: "Sources, effects and risks of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 2020/2021 Report Volume I is comprised of the main text of the 2021 report to the General Assembly (A/76/46) and one scientific annex.

  Annex A: Evaluation of medical exposure to ionizing radiation

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

The UNSCEAR 2010 Report is comprised of the main text of the 2010 report to the General Assembly (A/65/46) and a scientific report, available in all six UN languages.

UNSCEAR 2008 Report Volume I: "Sources and effects of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 2008 Report Volume I is comprised of the main text of the 2008 report to the General Assembly (A/63/46) and two scientific annexes.

  Annex A: Medical radiation exposures

    Annex B: Exposures of the public and workers from various sources of radiation

UNSCEAR 2001 Report: "Effects of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 2001 Report is comprised of the main text of the 2001 report to the General Assembly (A/56/46) and one scientific annex.

  Annex: Hereditary effects of radiation

UNSCEAR 2000 Report Volume I: "Sources of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 2000 Report Volume I is comprised of the main text of the 2000 report to the General Assembly (A/55/46) and five scientific annexes.

  Annex A: Dose assessment methodologies

      Annex B: Exposures from natural radiation sources

      Annex C: Exposures from man-made sources of radiation

  Annex D: Medical radiation exposures

  Annex E: Occupational radiation exposures

UNSCEAR 1996 Report: "Sources and effects of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 1996 Report is comprised of the main text of the 1996 report to the General Assembly (A/51/46) and one scientific annex.

  Annex: Effects of radiation on the environment

UNSCEAR 1994 Report: "Sources and effects of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 1994 Report is comprised of the main text of the 1994 report to the General Assembly (A/49/46) and two scientific annexes.

  Annex A: Epidemiological studies of radiation carcinogenesis

  Annex B: Adaptive responses to radiation in cells and organisms

UNSCEAR 1986 Report: "Genetic and somatic effects of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 1986 Report is comprised of the main text of the 1986 report to the General Assembly (A/41/16) and three scientific annexes.

  Annex A: Genetic effects of radiation

  Annex B: Dose-response relationships for radiation-induced cancer

  Annex C: Biological effects of pre-natal irradiation

UNSCEAR 1972 Report Volume I: "Levels of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 1972 Report is comprised of the main text of the 1972 report to the General Assembly (A/8725) and four scientific annexes.

  Annex A: Environmental radiation

  Annex B: Doses from medical irradiation

  Annex C: Doses from occupational exposure

  Annex D: Miscellaneous sources of ionizing radiation

UNSCEAR 1972 Report Volume II: "Effects of ionizing radiation"

The UNSCEAR 1972 Report is comprised of the remaining five scientific annexes.

  Annex E: Genetic effects of ionizing radiation

  Annex F: Effects of radiation on the immune response

  Annex G: Experimental induction of neoplasms by radiation

  Annex H: Radiation carcinogenesis in man