World-wide radiation dosage calculations for air crew members.

Abstract

A greatly improved version of the computer program to calculate radiation dosage to air crew members is now available. Designated CARI-6, this program incorporates an updated geomagnetic cutoff rigidity model and a revision of the primary cosmic ray spectrum based on recent work by Gaisser and Stanev (1998). We believe CARI-6 provides the most accurate available method for calculating the radiation dosage to air crew members. The program is now utilized by airline companies around the world and provides unification for subsequent world-wide studies on the effects of natural radiation on aircrew members.

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@article{OBrien2003WorldwideRD, title={World-wide radiation dosage calculations for air crew members.}, author={Keran O'Brien and D . F . Smart and Madeline A Shea and Ernst Felsberger and U J Schrewe and Wallace Friedberg and Kristen A. Copeland}, journal={Advances in space research : the official journal of the Committee on Space Research}, year={2003}, volume={31 4}, pages={835-40} }