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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Health aspects -- Congresses,
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  • Radiation dosimetry -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Charles S. Shapiro.
SeriesNATO ASI series., vol. 35
ContributionsShapiro, Charles S., 1936-, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division., NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Atmospheric Nuclear Tests (Environmental and Human Consequences)" (1994 : Vienna, Austria)
LC ClassificationsRA569 .A815 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL691830M
ISBN 103540638040
LC Control Number97038993

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