ERIC Number: ED041743
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Biological Implications of the Nuclear Age.
Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.
Reported are the proceedings of an interdisciplinary symposium on the effects on the biosphere of the release of radiation from the use of nuclear energy. Papers given include discussions of the use of radioisotopes in medicine, the benefits and possible consequences of peaceful applications of nuclear explosives, methods of estimating maximum radiation dose, data on radioactive pollution, and data on effects of radiation in man and animals. Each paper is prefaced by an abstract and followed by a report of ensuing discussion. (EB)
Descriptors: Biology, Environment, Pollution, Radiation Biology, Radiation Effects, Radioisotopes, Scientific Research
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Springfield, Va. 22151 (CONF-690303, $3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California Univ., Livermore. Lawrence Livermore Lab.
Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.
Note: Proceedings of a symposium held at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory (Livermore, California, March 5-7, 1969)