The Chernobyl disaster / editor, Maxine Peterson.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Peterson, Maxine (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publisher's, Inc., [2016]
Series:Nuclear materials and disaster research
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Chapter 1; The Speaking of the Unspeakable: Regarding the Aesthetics of 'Chernobyl'; Abstract; Introduction; The Evil Star : Mythologization of Story; The Elephant Foot: Fiction of the Documentary; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2; Congenital Malformations at the Chernobyl Territories and Among Posterity of Liquidators (Review); Abstract; Introduction; The Review of Data on CM on the Radioactive Polluted Territories as a Result of the Chernobyl Accident; Discussion of Results; Conclusion; References; Appendix; Chapter 3
  • Chernobyl and New Knowledge about the Impact of Low Doses of Radiation1Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; 2Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine; 3State Institution "National Research Center for Radiation Medicine of National Academy of Medical Sciences", Kiev, Ukraine; 4Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, US; 5Laboratory of Ecology, Systematics and Evolution, Universite de Paris-Sud, Paris, France
  • 6Radioecological Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, UkraineAbstract; Introduction; Results and Discussion; Features of the Biological Action of Low dose Radiation; Wildlife Chernobyl: Strong Negative Effects on the Abundance and Biodiversity; Investigations of the Bird Communities Revealed Variability in Radiosensitivity; On the Health Effects of Radiation Exposure; On the Health Condition of Liquidators of the Chernobyl Accident; New Radiocerebral Effects; Radiation and Landscape Factors of Child Morbidity; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References
  • Biographical SketchChapter 4; Case Study: Long Term Consequences of Atmospheric Tests of Nuclear Weapons and Chernobyl Disaster on Territory of South Bohemia (Czech Republic); Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Methods; 3. Results and Discussion; 3.1. Radionuclides in Surface Water; 3.1.1. Tritium; 3.1.2. Strontium 90 and Caesium 137; 3.2. Radionuclides in Sediments; 3.3. Radionuclides in Fish and Aquatic Flora; 3.4. Assessment of Radionuclides Outflows; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5; Stress Adaptation of Microscopic Fungi from around of Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station
  • A. N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry, Federal Center of Biotechnology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, RussiaAbstract; Introduction; Conclusion; References; Biographical Sketch; Chapter 6; Radiation and Risk of Hematological Malignancies in the Chernobyl Clean-up Workers: A Review of Recent Literature; Short Communication; Abstract; Introduction; Cohort Study; Case Control Studies; Conclusion; References; Index