Overview of research on aircraft crew dosimetry during the last solar cycle.

@article{Beck2009OverviewOR,
  title={Overview of research on aircraft crew dosimetry during the last solar cycle.},
  author={Peter Beck},
  journal={Radiation protection dosimetry},
  year={2009},
  volume={136 4},
  pages={244-50}
}
Cosmic radiation was discovered successfully in the beginning of the twentieth century by the Austrian Nobel Price winner Victor Hess. Radiation effects to humans are of major concern during human space missions and also due to the increasing aviation altitudes and flight time. ICRP recommendations lead to adaptations of the Basic Safety Standards by the European Council. Beginning in the 1990 s up to now, significant improvements and findings in aviation dosimetry and epidemiology were done… CONTINUE READING