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Environmental Radiation Effects on Mammals

A Dynamical Modeling Approach

  • Olga A.┬áSmirnova

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Olga A. Smirnova
    Pages 91-110
  3. Olga A. Smirnova
    Pages 111-139
  4. Olga A. Smirnova
    Pages 141-159
  5. Olga A. Smirnova
    Pages 269-296
  6. Olga A. Smirnova
    Pages 297-351
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 353-359

About this book

Introduction

Dr. Smirnova's updated text is devoted to the theoretical studies of radiation effects on mammals. It summarizes 35 years of results the author obtained from analyzing dose rate equivalents for the Galactic Cosmic Rays (GCR) and for Solar Particles Events (SPE). This edition also includes two new chapters on skin epidermal epithelium and risk assessment for myeloid leukemia, as well as extended revisions addressing the radiation effects on the blood-forming system. Mathematical models are used to explain the effects of both acute and chronic irradiation on the dynamics of vital body systems, like the hematopoietic system, the development of autoimmune diseases, and the mortality dynamics in homogeneous and nonhomogeneous mammalian populations. The proposed methodology of these studies, the models themselves, and the obtained results are of a great theoretical significance and can find wide practical use. 

Keywords

Deterministic Mathematical Models Illnesses Caused by Radiation in Space Impact of Acute and Chronic Irradiation Life Sciences as Related to Space Mammalian Exposure to Radiation Mathematical Modeling in Life Sciences Medical Research in Space Pharmaceutical Research in Space Radiation Biology, Ecology, and Medicine Radiation Risk Assessment

Authors and affiliations

  • Olga A.┬áSmirnova
    • 1
  1. 1.Research and Technical Center of Radiation-Chemical Safety and HygieneMoscowRussia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45761-1
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-45759-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-45761-1
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