[ RadSafe ] What's a sievert?

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Wed Mar 16 20:18:26 CDT 2011

March 16

         This seems to be a reasonable description of exposure and 
danger.  It quotes Fred Mettler.


         That URL is huge. . . .  Hope it works.

Steven Dapra

At 11:06 AM 3/16/2011, you wrote:
>With respect to Message 1 of March 16, the majority of the public has no
>idea what a 'sievert' is much less confusing micro and milli.  Few of the
>news items I have seen put the dosage information in context to 'normal
>background' or 'action levels' or health affecting levels along with the
>accompanying exposure times.  No wonder there is so much fear - 
>the  explanations
>should be in simpler, layman language. As for the discussion  mentioned by
>Roger, where was that discussion?
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