Understanding the Ongoing Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima: A "Two-Headed Dragon" Descends into the Earth's Biosphere
- Six Ways Fukushima is Not Chernobyl. Beckett, Lois // Pro Publica;3/13/2011, p20
The article presents some factors which suggest that the impact of Chernobyl nuclear accident in Ukraine in 1986 is more than the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan in 2011. The factors include absence of containment structure in Chernobyl's reactor, flaws in its design, carbon in Chernobyl's...
- About the Cover: Looking Backward and Forward. Reitenbach, Gail // Power;May2011, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p30
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the cover story and cover images of the issue on topics including the nuclear accidents at nuclear plants in Chernobyl, Ukraine in 1986 and Fukushima, Japan in 2011.
- International nuclear law in the 25 years between Chernobyl and Fukushima and beyond�. Kus, Selma // Nuclear Law Bulletin;2011, Issue 87, p7
No abstract available.
- Observation of radioactive aerosols in chernobyl after the accident at the fukushima-1 npp. Kalynovsky, A.; Krasnov, V.; Ogorodnikov, B.; Shcherbin, V. // Atomic Energy;Jul2012, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p199
The results of a determination of the concentration and dispersity of radioactive aerosols in the local zone of the Cover in spring 2011 are presented. Aside from aerosols - products of the accident at the Chernobyl NPP in 1986, technogenic I, Te, and Cs contained in the emissions from the...
- Fukushima Japan: "Not Equal to Chernobyl, But Way Worse". Goodman, Amy // Muslim Observer;4/22/2011, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p5
An interview with Thomas Breuer of the Climate and Energy Unit for Greenpeace Germany and a radiation monitor in Japan, is presented. When asked about the implication of raising the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis level from five to seven, Breuer asserts that several weeks are wasted for not...
- Chernobyl 25 Years Later. Harrell, Eben; Marson, James // Time International (Atlantic Edition);5/9/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 18, p36
The article looks at the 1986 nuclear accident in Chernobyl, Ukraine, and compares it to the 2011 nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan. Information on the hazards of radiation is presented, noting how the number of variables that need to be considered makes the measurement of radiation exposure...
- Even In Worst Case, Japan's Nuclear Disaster Will Have Limited Reach. Lustgarten, Abrahm; Grabell, Michael; Kusnetz, Nick // Pro Publica;3/13/2011, p24
The article presents the views of some nuclear experts suggesting that the impact of Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan in 2011 is less than Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl, Ukraine, in 1986. According to Peter Caracappa, a nuclear engineer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the impact...
- "Long Since Passed the Level of Three Mile Island" - The Fukushima Crisis in Comparative Perspective. // Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;3/28/2011, Issue 13, p1
The article presents the reports of international scientific organizations on the radiation releases from the Fukushima nuclear plants. The Austrian Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics reports that the dispersion of some radioactive compounds are nearing those emitted in the...
- Japan in our hearts. Djurovic, Branka; Dobric, Silva // Vojnosanitetski Pregled: Military Medical & Pharmaceutical Journ;Apr2011, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p299
No abstract available.