Effects of Radiation and Chemicals on Organisms​

Biota Dose Assessment Committee. 2002. A Graded Approach for Evaluating Radiation Doses to Aquatic and Terrestrial Biota, DOE Standard, DOE-STD-1153-2002, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC.

Kocher, D.C. 2002. Ethical Considerations in Protecting the Environment from the Effects of Ionizing Radiation, A Report for Discussion. IAEA-TECDOC-1270, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria.

Kocher, D.C. and Trabalka, J.R. 2000. On the Application of a Radiation Weighting Factor for Alpha Particles in Protection of Non-Human Biota. Health Phys. 79, 407.

Blaylock, B.G., Theodorakis, C.W., and Shugart, L.R. 1996. Biological effects of ionizing radiation. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Ionizing Radiation. Stockholm, May 20-24, 1996.

Theodorakis, C.W., Blaylock B.G. and Shugart, L.R. 1993. Genetic Ecotoxicology: I. DNA Integrity and Reproduction in Mosquitofish exposed to Radionuclides. Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency). 1992. Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Terrestrial and Freshwater Organisms and Ecosystems. Prepared by B. G. Blaylock, W. Whicker, D. E. Woodhead as consultants to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna.

Graham, R.V., Blaylock, B.G., Hoffman, F.O., and Frank, M.L. 1992. Comparison of Selenomethionine and Selenite Cycling in Freshwater Experimental Ponds. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 62: 25-42.

Blaylock, B.G., and Templeton, W.L. (co-chairmen) 1991. Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Aquatic Organisms. National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, NCRP Report No. 109. Bethesda, MD.

Blaylock, B.G., Frank, M.L., and McCarthy, J.F. 1986. Comparative Toxicity of copper and actinide to fish, daphnia, and algae. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 4:63-71.

Blaylock, B.G., Frank, M.L., DeAngelis, D.L., and Hoffman, F.O. 1986. Behavior of Technetium in Freshwater Environments. In: Behavior of Technetium in the Environment. (G.A. Desmet and C. Mytteneare, eds.). Elsevier Applied Sciences Publishing Co., New York, N. Y. 79-89.

Blaylock, B.G. (contributor). 1983. Effects of ionizing radiation on aquatic organisms. In: Radioactivity in the Canadian Environment. National Research Council of Canada. 185-229.

Blaylock, B.G., McCarthy, J.F., Frank, M.L., and Singley, P.T. 1983. Evaluation of OECD guidelines for testing of chemicals with aquatic organisms. ORNL-5942. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. 175 pp. 

Blaylock, B.G., and Frank, M.L. 1980. Effects of chronic low-level irradiation on Gambusia affinis. In: Radiation Effects on Aquatic Organisms (Egami, N., ed.). Japan Sci. Soc. Press, Tokyo / University Park Press, Baltimore. 81-91.

Blaylock, B.G. and Frank, M.L. 1979. A comparison of the toxicity of nickel to the developing egg and larvae of carp (Cyprinus carpio). Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 21: 604-611.

Blaylock, B.G., and Frank, M.L. 1978. The effect of ionizing radiation on the thermal tolerance of mosquitofish. pp. 785-793. In: Energy and Environmental Stress in Aquatic Systems (J.H. Thorp and J.W. Gibbons, eds.). CONF-771114. National Technical Information Service, Springfield VA.

Blaylock, B.G., and Trabalka, J.R. 1978. Evaluating the effects of ionizing radiation on aquatic organisms. Advances in Radiation Biology 7:103-152.

Blaylock, B.G., and Witherspoon, J.P. 1976. Radiation Doses and Effects Estimated for Aquatic Biota Exposed to Radioactive Releases from LWR Fuel-Cycle Facilities. Nuclear Safety 17:351-361.

Blaylock B.G. 1973. Chromosome Aberrations in Chironmus riparius developing in different concentrations of tritiated water. In: Radionuclides in Ecosystems (D.J. Nelson, ed.). Proceedings of Third National Symposium on Radioecology. CONF-710501. 1169-1173.

Blaylock, B.G. 1973. Effects on aquatic biota of radioactive effluents from nuclear power stations. Trans. American Nuclear Society. 18:46-47.

Cosgrove, G. E., and Blaylock, B.G. 1972. Effects of acute and chronic irradiations on mosquito fish maintained at 15&Mac251; and 25&Mac251; C. Proceedings of the Third National Symposium on Radioecology. AEC CONF-710501. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, May 10-12, 1971. 

Blaylock, B.G., and Shugart, H.H. 1972. The effect of radiation-induced mutations on the fitness of Drosophila populations. Genetics 72: 469-474.

Blaylock, B.G. 1971. The production of chromosome aberration in Chironomusriparius (Diptera: Chirmomidae) by tritiated water. Canadian Entomologist 103(3): 448-453.

Blaylock, B.G., and Griffith, N.A. 1971. Effects of acute beta and gamma radiation on developing embryos of carp (Cyprinus carpio). Radiation Research 46: 99-104.

Blaylock, B.G. 1971. Chromosome Aberrations in Chironomus Riparius Developing in Different Concentrations of Tritiated Water. In: Proceedings of the Third National Symposium on Radioecology. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. 
Malone, C.R., and Blaylock, B.G. 1970. Toxicity of Insecticide Formulations to Carp Embryos Reared in Vitro. The Journal of Wildlife Management 34:460-463.

Blaylock, B.G. 1969. The Fecundity of a Gambusia affinis affinis population exposed to chronic environmental radiation. Radiation Research 37:108-117.

Blaylock, B.G. 1969. Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Interspecific Competition. In: Proceedings of the Second National Symposium on Radioecology, May 15-17, 1967. US Atomic Energy Commission.

Blaylock, B.G. 1969. Terminal Chromosome Rearrangements in Chironomus Riparius. The American Naturalist 103:547-551.

Blaylock, B.G., and Mitchell, T.J. 1969. The effect of temperature on the dose response of Gambusia affinis from two natural populations. Radiat. Res. 40(3):503-611.

Blaylock, B.G. 1966. Chromosomal polymorphism in irradiated natural populations of Chironomus. Genetics 53(1):131-136.

Blaylock, B.G. 1966. Cytogenetic Study of a Natural Population of Chironomus Inhabiting an Area Contaminated by Radioactive Waste. In: Disposal of Radioactive Wastes into Seas, Oceans and Surface Waters. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria.

Blaylock, B.G. 1965. Chromosomal aberrations in a natural population of Chironomus tentans exposed to chronic low-level radiation. Evolution 19(3): 421-429.