Reports on Radiation Exposure During Air Travel
The Radiobiology Research Team performs research on the effects of ionizing and nonionizing radiation on living systems, identifies radiation hazards in the aviation environment, and studies methods of protection from such hazards.
The following OAM Reports, FAA Advisory Circulars, and scientific publications are
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Recent publications for which reprints are available
Advances in Space Research Vol. 42(6):1008-1029 (2008)
Copeland, K., H. H. Sauer, F. E. Duke, W. Friedberg
Cosmic radiation exposure of aircraft occupants on simulated high-latitude flights during solar proton events from 1 January 1986 through 1 January 2008
Advances in Space Research Vol. 36(9):1653-1656 (2005)
Friedberg, W., K. Copeland, F. E. Duke, E. B. Darden, Jr.
Annual effective dose received by U.S. airline pilots compare with that of non-flying U.S. residents
Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews 17(2):293-309 (2002)
W. Friedberg, K. Copeland, F. E. Duke, J. S. Nicholas, E. B. Darden, Jr. and K. O'Brien III
Radiation Exposure of Aircrews
Health Physics 79(5):591-595 (2000)
W. Friedberg, K. Copeland, F. E. Duke, K. O'Brien III and E. B. Darden, Jr.
Radiation Exposure During Air Travel: Guidance Provided by the Federal Aviation Administration for Air Carrier Crews