The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident

Written By Yotaro Hatamura
The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 November 2014
  • ISBN : 0081001320
  • Pages : 220 pages
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Download or read book entitled The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident by author: Yotaro Hatamura which was release on 28 November 2014 and published by Woodhead Publishing with total page 220 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. In March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which resulted in the release of significant amounts of radioactive material. The incident led to the suspension of nuclear programmes by a number of countries. This book provides a definitive account of the accident. Outlines the main sequence of events of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant accident, considers the responses of central and local government, and evaluates the response of the plant owner TEPCO. Describes and assesses the effectiveness of the evacuation process and subsequent decontamination of the site and local area. Offers recommendations for improving the safe design and operation of nuclear power plants and considers the future of the Fukushima plant and nuclear power generation in Japan.

The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident

The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident
  • Author : Yotaro Hatamura,Seiji Abe,Masao Fuchigami,Naoto Kasahara,Kenji Iino
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-11-28
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : In March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which resulted in the release of significant amounts of radioactive material. The incident led to the suspension of nuclear programmes by a number of countries. This book provides a definitive account of ...

The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident

The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
  • Author : Peter George Martin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-04-23
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : This PhD sought to determine the mechanisms for the reactor explosions by mapping, collecting and analysing samples from across the area of Japan that received radioactive fallout from the explosions. In doing this, the author conducted significant fieldwork in the restricted-access fallout zone using ground and novel UAV-based mapping of ...

Fukushima

Fukushima
  • Author : David Lochbaum,Edwin Lyman,Susan Q. Stranahan,The Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Publisher : New Press, The
  • Release Date : 2015-02-10
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : “A gripping, suspenseful page-turner” (Kirkus Reviews) with a “fast-paced, detailed narrative that moves like a thriller” (International Business Times), Fukushima teams two leading experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists, David Lochbaum and Edwin Lyman, with award-winning journalist Susan Q. Stranahan to give us the first definitive account of the 2011 ...

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
  • Author : Tomoko M. Nakanishi,Keitaro Tanoi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-25
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : This book reports the results from on-site research into radioactive cesium contamination in various agricultural systems affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident that occurred in March 2011. This is the second volume from the research groups formed in the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences of The ...

Environmental Contamination from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Environmental  Contamination from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
  • Author : Teruyuki Nakajima,Toshimasa Ohara,Mitsuo Uematsu,Yuichi Onda
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-15
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : Unique summary of the environmental impact of the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, for researchers, nuclear engineers and policymakers....

The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident

The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
  • Author : Peter George Martin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : Read online The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident written by Peter George Martin, published by which was released on 2019. Download full The 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
  • Author : Tomoko M. Nakanishi,Keitaro Tanoi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-25
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : This book reports the results from on-site research into radioactive cesium contamination in various agricultural systems affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident that occurred in March 2011. This is the second volume from the research groups formed in the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences of The ...

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds
  • Author : Kaoru Nakata,Hiroya Sugisaki
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-07-10
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : This book presents the results from the Japanese Fisheries Research Agency’s 3-year intensive monitoring of radionuclides in a variety of fish, plankton, benthos, and their living environments after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident in March 2011. The book reveals the dynamics of contamination processes in marine and ...

Low Dose Radiation Effects on Animals and Ecosystems

Low Dose Radiation Effects on Animals and Ecosystems
  • Author : Manabu Fukumoto
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-21
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : Read online Low Dose Radiation Effects on Animals and Ecosystems written by Manabu Fukumoto, published by Springer Nature which was released on . Download full Low Dose Radiation Effects on Animals and Ecosystems Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster and the Future of Renewable Energy

The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster and the Future of Renewable Energy
  • Author : Naoto Kan
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-15
  • Total pages : 42
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : In a speech delivered in Japanese at Cornell University, Naoto Kan describes the harrowing days after a cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami led to the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. In vivid language, he tells how he struggled with the possibility that tens of millions ...

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident
  • Author : Atomic Energy Society of Japan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-16
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : The Magnitude 9 Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011, followed by a massive tsunami struck TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and triggered an unprecedented core melt/severe accident in Units 1 – 3. The radioactivity release led to the evacuation of local residents, many of whom still have not been able to ...

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster
  • Author : The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-05
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was possible—no tsunami of 45 feet could swamp ...

Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster
  • Author : Mitsuo Yamakawa,Daisaku Yamamoto
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-11-10
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the disaster seems to have waned despite the extent and ...

Fukushima Accident

Fukushima Accident
  • Author : Pavel P. Povinec,Katsumi Hirose,Michio Aoyama
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-07-09
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : Fukushima Accident presents up-to-date information on radioactivity released to the atmosphere and the ocean after the accident on the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, on the distribution of radionuclides in the world atmosphere and oceans, and their impact on the total environment (man, fauna, and flora). The book will evaluate ...

Meltdown Earthquake Tsunami and Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima

Meltdown  Earthquake  Tsunami  and Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima
  • Author : Deirdre Langeland
  • Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-23
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : Deirdre Langeland's Meltdown explores for middle grade readers the harrowing story of the deadly earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that caused the 2011 Fukushima power plant disaster On March 11, 2011, the largest earthquake ever measured in Japan occurred off the northeast coast. It triggered a tsunami with a wall of water 128 feet ...