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 ...

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 ...

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident III

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident  III
  • Author : Tomoko M. Nakanishi,Martin O`Brien,Keitaro Tanoi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-01-01
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : This open access book presents the findings from on-site research into radioactive cesium contamination in various agricultural systems affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011. This third volume in the series reports on studies undertaken at contaminated sites such as farmland, forests, and marine and freshwater ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nuclear Disaster 2011

Nuclear Disaster 2011
  • Author : Guadalupe Shiers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-04-05
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami sparked a humanitarian disaster in northeastern Japan and initiated a severe nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Three of the six reactors at the plant sustained severe core damage and released hydrogen and radioactive materials. The explosion of the released hydrogen ...

The Fukushima 2011 Disaster

The Fukushima 2011 Disaster
  • Author : Ronald Eisler
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-15
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced the largest earthquake in its history, causing massive loss of life and damage to property and infrastructure. This book discusses governmental and civilian responses to the emergency and summarizes and critically analyzes the natural events and human shortcomings responsible for the failure of the Fukushima reactors ...

The U S Government Response to the Nuclear Power Plant Incident in Japan

The U S  Government Response to the Nuclear Power Plant Incident in Japan
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 149
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : Download or read online The U S Government Response to the Nuclear Power Plant Incident in Japan written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, published by which was released on 2011. Get The U S Government Response to the Nuclear Power Plant ...

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 ...

In Response To Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

In Response To Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
  • Author : Kevin Awkward
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-03-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : The radiation effects from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster are the observed and predicted effects as a result of the release of radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant following the 2011 Tōhoku 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami. The reactor accident in Fukushima in 2011 resulted in the release of ...

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 ...

An Illusion of Safety

An Illusion of Safety
  • Author : John Borrie,Tim Caughley
  • Publisher : United Nations Publications
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 0081001320
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Summary : United Nations publications. - Sales no. GV.E.14.0.1....