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Unit seestemSI derived unit
Unit oHeal effect o ionisin radiation
Named efterRolf Maximilian Sievert
Unit conversions
1 Sv in ...... is equal tae ...
   SI base units   1 m2/s2
   Energy absorbed bi mass   1 J/kg

The sievert (seembol: Sv)[note 1] is a derived unit o ionisin radiation dose in the Internaitional Seestem o Units (SI). It is a measur o the heal effect o law levels o ionisin radiation on the human body.

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  1. Nae be confused wi the sverdrup, a non-SI unit o volume transport which carries the same seeembol.