Study type: Law/recommendation/guideline

[Biological Effects of Emissions from High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Power Lines. Recommendation by the German Commission on Radiological Protection, with scientific reasoning] guideline

Biologische Effekte der Emissionen von Hochspannungs-Gleichstromübertragungsleitungen (HGÜ). Empfehlungen der Strahlenschutzkommission mit wissenschaftlicher Begründung

German Commission on Radiological Protection (SSK)
2013: 1-49


The recommendation provides an evaluation of HVDC power lines, especially of their static electric and static magnetic fields, in terms of radiation protection aspects with regard to human exposure.

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