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    Radiation Fundamentals, SCO 201

    About this Course:
    The course, Radiation Fundamentals, is not currently offered.

    This web-based course provides a basic understanding of radiation.? Topics include radiation from natural and artificial sources and the short- and long-term effects of small and high radiation doses.? An understanding of the units of radiation is provided.? The effects of nuclear accidents and other events are introduced to illustrate safe and unsafe radiation. The course is based on the writing of course author, Dr. Bjorn Wahlstrom, who has written several books on radiation.? He is a well-known nuclear physicist with experience in radiation safety, radioactive releases, radwaste, the deposition of spent nuclear fuel and environmental issues.