About the book
Comprised of the UNSCEAR Annual Reports of 2000 and 2001, this set is recommended for government officials, scientists, medical specialists and others who are concerned about the possible hazards of natural and man-made sources of radiation. The 2000 edition, a two volume set, provides a unique scientific basis for estimating radiation risk, establishing radiation protection and safety standards, and regulating radiation sources. While the 2001 report includes a comprehensive and unbiased review of the danger of hereditary risks following parental exposure to radiation. It also contains an evaluation of multifactorial diseases, the diseases with both hereditary and environmental components.