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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports

Since its inception in 1955, UNSCEAR has been issuing numerous major publications, including this report series. These reports are highly regarded as principal sources of authoritative information. 

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UNSCEAR RPT 2017 IONIZING RAD

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2017 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 May 2018
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. The scientific annexes provide the suppo...
UNSCEAR RPT 2016

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2016 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
25 Apr 2017
This report assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. Scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report with two underpinning scientific annexes. The first annex recapitulates and clarifies the ph...
GAOR 70TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2015

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2015 Report

Sixty-second session (1-5 June 2015)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
28 Oct 2016
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
UNSCEAR RPT 1988 IONIZING RADIATIO

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1988 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
8 Aug 1988
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1982

Ionizing Radiation, Sources and Biological Effects, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1982 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
17 Dec 1982
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1972

Ionizing Radiation, Levels and Effects, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1972 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
24 Aug 1972
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1977

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1977 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Apr 1977
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1969

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1969 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
23 Oct 1969
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1966

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1966 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
7 Sep 1966
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1964

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1964 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
20 Dec 1964
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1962

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1962 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 Aug 1962
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1958

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1958 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
3 Nov 1958
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 2012 IONIZING RADIATIO

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2012 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes A and B

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
25 Apr 2016
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 report comprises a report to the Ge...
GAOR 69TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2014

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation 2014

Sixty-first Session (21-25 July 2014)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
31 May 2015
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
UNSCEAR RPT 2013 V1 IONIZING (J)

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2013 Report, Part I (Japanese language)

Levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great East-Japan earthquake and tsunami

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
1 Dec 2015
This publication, the first of two volumes of scientific annexes, provides a detailed review of scientific material that underpins the Committee's evaluation of the radiation doses and effects due to the accident which occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station on 11 March 2011. It c...
UNSCEAR RPT 2013 V1 IONIZING RADIA

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2013 Report, Volume I

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annex A - Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure Due to the Nuclear Accident After the 2011 Great East-Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
10 Nov 2014
This publication, the first of two volumes of scientific annexes, provides a detailed review of scientific material that underpins the Committee's evaluation of the radiation doses and effects due to the accident which occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station on 11 March 2011. It c...
UNSCEAR RPT 2013 V2 IONIZING RADIA

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2013 Report, Volume II

Scientific Annex B - Effects of Radiation Exposure of Children

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
13 Feb 2014
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 parts of scien...
GAOR 68TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2013

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation 2013

Sixtieth session (27-31 May 2013)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
30 Oct 2013
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
GAOR 67TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation 2012

Fifty-ninth session (21-25 May 2012)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
14 Oct 2013
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
GAOR 66TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2011

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2011 Report

Fifty-eighth session (23-27 May 2011)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
23 Aug 2011
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
UNSCEAR RPT 2010 (M)

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2010

Fifty-seventh Session, Includes Scientific Report: Summary of Low-dose Radiation Effects on Health

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
21 Sep 2011
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. It consolidates and summarizes, in simple terms, the Committee’s detailed understanding on the epidemiological and mechanistic studies for assess...
UNSCEAR RPT 2008 V2

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2008 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes C, D and E - Effects

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Jun 2011
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 sci...
UNSCEAR RPT 2008 V1

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2008 Report, Volume I

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes A and B - Sources

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
7 Oct 2010
Exposure to radiation has origins such as medical diagnosis and therapeutic procedures; nuclear weapons production and testing; as well as occupations that entail increased exposure to artificial or naturally occurring sources of radiation. Since the establishment on of the United Nations Scienti...
UNSCEAR RPT 2006 V2

Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2006 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, Scientific Annexes C, D, and E

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 Sep 2009
The purpose of this annex is to summarize the literature on non-targeted effects associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and, where possible, to evaluate how such effects may affect risks associated with radiation exposure, the understanding of radiation-induced carcinogenesis, and the mec...