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Health Physics Society Journal

November 2007, Volume 93, Number 5

Health Physics Journal, Vol. 93, No. 5, November 2007
The Chernobyl Unit 4 reactor immediately after the accident (left); the decaying sarcophagus (middle); and a conceptual design drawing for the New Safe Containment (NSC) structure (right).

42nd ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON RADIATION PROTECTION AND MEASUREMENTS: CHERNOBYL AT TWENTY

LAURISTON S. TAYLOR LECTURE

The Lauriston S. Taylor Lectures in Radiation Protection and Measurements — Thomas S. Tenforde

Introduction of the 30th Lauriston S. Taylor Lecturer in Radiation Protection and Measurements, Robert L. Brent — Robert Owen Gorson

Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture: Fifty Years of Scientific Research: The Importance of Scholarship and the Influence of Politics and Controversy — Robert L. Brent

WELCOMING REMARKS

Welcome to the Forty-Second Annual NCRP Meeting — Thomas S. Tenforde

WARREN K. SINCLAIR KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Third Annual Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address: Retrospective Analysis of Impacts of the Chernobyl Accident — Mikhail Balonov

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS AND MITIGATION OF RESIDUAL RADIATION

Chernobyl Radionuclide Distribution and Migration — Yury A. Izrael

Chernobyl Radionuclide Distribution, Migration, and Environmental and Agricultural Impacts — R.M. Alexakhin, N.I. Sanzharova, S.V. Fesenko, S.I. Spiridonov, and A.V. Panov

Radiation-Induced Effects on Plants and Animals: Findings of the United Nations Chernobyl Forum — Thomas G. Hinton, Rudolph Alexakhin, Mikhail Balonov, Norman Gentner, Jolyn Hendry, Boris Prister, Per Strand, and Dennis Woodhead

Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Contamination Issues at the Chernobyl Site — B.A. Napier, E.A. Schmieman, and O. Voitsekovitch

DOSIMETRY AND HEALTH EFFECTS IN EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AND CLEANUP WORKERS

Physical Dosimetry of Chernobyl Cleanup Workers — Vadim V. Chumak

Health Effects in Those with Acute Radiation Sickness from the Chernobyl Accident — Fred A. Mettler, Jr., Angelina K. Gus'kova, and Igor Gusev

Late Cancer and Noncancer Risks among Chernobyl Emergency Workers of Russia — Victor K. Ivanov

Worker Health and Safety Issues in Reinforcing the Entombment of the Chernobyl Reactor — Illya Likhtarev

POPULATION EXPOSURES AND HEALTH EFFECTS

Radiation Dosimetry for Highly Contaminated Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian Populations, and for Less Contaminated Populations in Europe — André Bouville, Illya A. Likhtarev, Lina N. Kovgan, Victor F. Minenko, Sergei M. Shinkarev, and Vladimir V. Drozdovitch

Thyroid Cancer Incidence among People Living in Areas Contaminated by Radiation from the Chernobyl Accident — Elaine Ron

Leukemia Following the Chernobyl Accident — Geoffrey R. Howe

Psychological and Perceived Health Effects of the Chernobyl Disaster: A 20-Year Review — Evelyn J. Bromet and Johan M. Havenaar

LESSONS LEARNED FROM CHERNOBYL

Rehabilitation of Living Conditions in Territories Contaminated by the Chernobyl Accident: The ETHOS Project — Jacques Lochard

Lessons Learned from Chernobyl and Other Emergencies: Establishing International Requirements and Guidance — Thomas McKenna, Elena Buglova, and Vladimir Kutkov

Long-Term Health Implications of the Chernobyl Accident and Relevant Projects of the World Health Organization — Shunichi Yamashita, Zhanat Carr, and Michael Repacholi

Current Status and Epidemiological Research Needs for Achieving a Better Understanding of the Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident — Elisabeth Cardis

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND POWER SOURCES

New Reactor Technology: Safety Improvements in Nuclear Power Systems — M.L. Corradini

Future Challenges for Nuclear Power Plant Development Research, and for Radiological Protection Sciences — Edward Lazo

Moving to a Low-Carbon Future: Perspectives on Nuclear and Alternative Power Sources — M. Granger Morgan

Chernobyl Vis-à-Vis the Nuclear Future: An International Perspective — Abel J. González

CLOSING REMARKS

Summary and Discussion of Major Findings from Chernobyl — Lynn R. Anspaugh, Elena Buglova, John D. Boice, Jr., Lars-Erik Holm, Ralph L. Andersen, and Thomas S. Tenforde

BOOK REVIEWS

NCRP Report No. 154, Cesium-137 in the Environment: Radioecology and Approaches to Assessment and Management — Reviewed by Mark L. Miller

OTHER CONTENT

News and Notices

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

Advertisers Guide

Advertisers Index

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