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Radiation, Risk and Ethics (Radioactivity in the Environment)

D. Oughton

Radiation, Risk and Ethics (Radioactivity in the Environment)

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Published by Elsevier Science .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Nuclear issues,
  • Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Health Risk Assessment,
  • Radiology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsM. Baxter (Series Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9978901M
    ISBN 100080450148
    ISBN 109780080450148

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