Radiobiology and Environmental Security

  • Carmel E. Mothersill
  • Victoria Korogodina
  • Colin B. Seymour

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Carmel E. Mothersill, Colin B. Seymour
    Pages 43-51
  3. Slava Ilnytskyy, Jody Filkowski, Olga Kovalchuk
    Pages 53-66
  4. Colin B. Seymour, Carmel E. Mothersill
    Pages 67-69
  5. Jie Zhang, Manuela Buonanno, Geraldine Gonon, Min Li, Mariann Galdass, Grace Shim et al.
    Pages 71-86
  6. Alexander Gonchar, Maxim Ameliyanovich, Kristina Zhur, Irma Mosse, Konstantin Mosse
    Pages 111-125
  7. Nikolay A. Zyuzikov, Philip J. Coates, Sally A. Lorimore, Eric G. Wright
    Pages 141-151
  8. Eugene V. Daev, Timofey S. Glinin, Anna V. Dukelskaya
    Pages 153-161
  9. V. L. Korogodina, B. V. Florko, L. P. Osipova
    Pages 163-175
  10. Pavel M. Marozik, Irma B. Mosse, Sergey B. Melnov, Mikhail S. Marozik, Carmel E. Mothersill, Colin B. Seymour
    Pages 177-185
  11. Luybov Sal’nikova, Anastasia Chumachenko, Alexander V. Rubanovich
    Pages 187-198
  12. Thomas G. Hinton, Daniel Coughlin, Yi Yi, Travis Glenn, John Zimbrick
    Pages 219-232

About these proceedings


This volume – like the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on which it is based –  addresses the fundamental science that contributes to our understanding of the potential risks from ecological terrorism,  i.e. dirty bombs, atomic explosions, intentional release of radionuclides into water or air. Both effects on human health (DNA and systemic effects) and on ecosystems are detailed, with particular focus on environmentally relevant low-dose ranges. The state-of-the-art contributions to the book are authored by leading experts; they tackle the relevant questions from the perspectives of radiation genetics, radiobiology, radioecology, radiation epidemiology and risk assessment.


Ecoterrorism Environmental security Low dose effects of radiation Radiobiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Carmel E. Mothersill
    • 1
  • Victoria Korogodina
    • 2
  • Colin B. Seymour
    • 3
  1. 1., Medical PhysicsMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubna, Moscow RegionRussian Federation
  3. 3., Department of Medical PhysicsMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-1938-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-1939-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1874-6519
  • Series Online ISSN 1874-6543
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