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Radioactivity and Air Dose Rate


What are radiation and radioactivity? What are their effects on our health and how can we prevent them?

Radiation is particles and electromagnetic waves emitted by radioactive materials. Radioactivity is the ability to emit radiation.

The basics of radiation are available at the following sites. Please access them for introductory information.

Radiation and radioactivity

Fig.1 Example of presentation material 1: Radiation and radioactivity

Deterministic effect and stochastic effect

Fig.2 Example of presentation material 2: Deterministic effect and stochastic effect