Sievert

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Sievert
Unit seestem: SI derived unit
Unit o... Heal effect o ionizin radiation
Seembol: Sv
Named efter: Rolf 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 ionizin radiation dose in the Internaitional Seestem o Units (SI). It is a measur o the heal effect o law levels o ionizin 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.