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Ionizing Radiation, Part 4: Alpha Radiation

Ionizing Radiation, Part 4: Alpha Radiation

This film examines exposures to alpha particles that are emitted from the nuclei of some heavy, unstable atoms. Major topics include health effects, exposures, and protective measures. Other educational concepts include internal radiation hazard, radon and its daughters/progeny. This instructional film is from Kansas State University's web-based course, GENAG 711, Occupational and Agricultural Health. Copyright 2011, Mitch Ricketts. For an illustrated transcript, copy and paste this web address into your browser http://www.ksre.ksu.edu/agsafe/p.aspx?tabid=47

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