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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster discussions

  1. May 26, 2011 #1


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    There are several threads related to the disaster:

    Japan Earthquake: nuclear plants - technical aspects of the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP (and other plants).

    Japan Earthquake: nuclear plants part 2 - technical aspects of the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi NPP (and other plants) - part 2 (thread split on September 20th, 2013 for performance reasons).

    The "more political thread" besides "Japan Earthquake: nuclear plants" scientific one - discussion about the way crisis was managed both by engineers/management at place and Japanese government.

    Fukushima Management and Government Performance

    Why is Fukushima nuclear crisis so threatening?

    Fukushima radiation detection and measurement

    Japan earthquake - contamination & consequences outside Fukushima NPP

    Please keep your posts in each thread on topic.
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2013
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  3. Nov 4, 2011 #2


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    Actions taken by regulatory bodies following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident

    Collection of information published on various websites (TEPCO, IAEA, NISA, WNN, Nucnet, IRSN, GRS, etc.)
    https://clearinghouse-oef.jrc.ec.europa.eu/prompt-notifications/fukushima-nuclear-accident/daily-updates-on-the-situation [Broken]
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  4. Apr 17, 2014 #3

    how can I find the activity of isotope which it has in area given value mCi or mR or Rem value of this? ionization energy of isotope how many distance can it travel on air and in earth-ground when I know only the Curi or Rem or Roengen?

    ex. Who they calculate the hazardous-emergency distance from Fukushima accident?
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  5. Apr 20, 2014 #4
    Dears! ,

    thanks, but, may you have an aprox. number in Rem or mR or Ci by distance?
    e.x 800mR radiation source can ionize everything up to 1m
  6. Mar 6, 2015 #5
    Newer item: Springer published a free-downloadable book 2014 caled "Reflections on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident" made as a result of a cooperation between Berkeley and Univ. of Tokyo.
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