Measuring the Permissible Limits of Radiation Doses and Their Impact on the Population of Al-Sadr City in Baghdad Governorate


  • Wesam Ibraheem Taher Department of Physics, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Iman T. Al-Alawy Department of Physics College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, IRAQ.



level of radiation doses, the population of al-Sadr City.


In this research, the level of radiation doses and the amount of energy obtained by the human body and received by the individual were measured in Al-Sadr region, east of Baghdad Governorate, and because this region has a large population density and the presence of an industrial and commercial fields. So that the total areas on which the radiological survey was conducted reached 93 using the GPS, a radiological survey was conducted. 2790 readings were calculated for all areas and the average was 279 readings. The readings were taken by the inspector, and the highest reading was recorded in sector 26 by 0.135 msv/h and the lowest reading recorded in sector 72 was 0.071 msv/h. The results were compared with the decisions of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP).


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W. I. Taher and I. T. . Al-Alawy, “Measuring the Permissible Limits of Radiation Doses and Their Impact on the Population of Al-Sadr City in Baghdad Governorate”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 62–68, Mar. 2022, doi: 10.23851/mjs.v33i1.1052.

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