UNSCEAR 2008 Report Volume II


The UNSCEAR 2008 Report Volume II is comprised of the remaining three 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 is the second of two volumes of scientific annexes C, D and E that provide the supporting scientific assessment on effects of ionizing radiation for UNSCEAR’s 2008 report to the General Assembly.

Sales No. E.11.IX.3,
ISBN: 978-92-1-142280-1
e-ISBN: 978-92-1-054482-5

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* Please see the Corrigendum for Annex C issued in May 2016
  Please see the Corrigendum for Annex D issued in May 2016

Annex C - Radiation exposures in accidents

"Radiation exposures in accidents” aims to provide a sound basis for conclusions regarding the number of significant radiation accidents that have occurred, the corresponding levels of radiation exposures and numbers of deaths and injuries, and the general trends for various practices.

Annex D - Health effects due to radiation from the Chernobyl accident

Annex E - Effects of ionizing radiation on non-human biota