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
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident written by Yotaro Hatamura which was release on 28 November 2014, this book published by Woodhead Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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My Nuclear Nightmare

My Nuclear Nightmare
  • Author : Naoto Kan
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : "Naoto Kan, who was prime minister of Japan when the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster began, has become a ubiquitous and compelling voice for the global antinuclear movement. Kan compared the potential worst-case devastation that could be caused by a nuclear power plant meltdown as tantamount only to ‘a great world ...

Impacts of Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Freshwater Environments

Impacts of Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Freshwater Environments
  • Author : Seiya Nagao
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-11-16
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : ​This book examines the impacts of radionuclides released from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP) accident on inland aquatic environments. The focus is on the dynamics of radiocesium in inland aquatic environments. The book comprises three parts: migration behavior of radiocesium in river and lake environment, accumulation of radiocesium ...

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 ...

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 ...

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....

Low Dose Radiation Effects on Animals and Ecosystems

Low Dose Radiation Effects on Animals and Ecosystems
  • Author : Manabu Fukumoto
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-14
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : This open access book summarizes the latest scientific findings regarding the biological effects of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident in 2011. Various cases of changes in animals and organisms have been reported since the FNPP accident. However, it is often unknown whether they are actually due to radiation, ...

Station Blackout

Station Blackout
  • Author : Charles A. Casto
  • Publisher : Radius Book Group+ORM
  • Release Date : 2018-12-04
  • Total pages : 245
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : The nuclear safety expert shares a gripping, blow-by-blow account of how he led the response to the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan. On March 11, 2011, fifty minutes after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit eastern Japan, a forty-five-foot high tsunami engulfed the nuclear power plant known as Fukushima Daiichi, knocking out electrical power ...

Meltdown

Meltdown
  • Author : Yoichi Funabashi
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Total pages : 622
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : The human drama, and long-term lessons, of the Fukushima nuclear disaster The Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011 presented an enormous challenge even to Japan, one of the world's most advanced and organized countries. Failures at all levels—of both the government and the private sector—worsened the human and economic ...