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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (3): 201-206.
...Naohiro Yoshida; Yoshio Takahashi Abstract Radionuclides, such as 134 Cs, 137 Cs, and 131 I, were released during the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in March 2011. Their distribution was monitored by airborne surveys and soil sampling. The most highly contaminated areas...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (3): 189-194.
...Edward D. Blandford; Joonhong Ahn Abstract The major nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant more than one year ago was the result of a combination of four inter-related factors: site selection, external hazard assessment and site preparation, the utility's approach to risk...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (3): 195-200.
...-field deposition or ambient air measurements could be used to improve the release estimates whenever the plume from Fukushima Daiichi was carried towards the ocean. The recent disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant was the most serious nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986. To accurately...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (3): 207-212.
... Forecasting and Analysis System (NuWFAS) applied to a long-term climate simulation . CRIEPI report N10044, 22 pp (in Japanese) IRSN ( 2011a ) Impact on marine environment of radioactive releases resulting from the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear accident . Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (3): 213-219.
... radiotoxicity Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant There are six boiling water reactors (R1–R6) at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Four reactors (R1–R4) were destroyed by the accident: the three reactors (R1–R3) operating at the time of the earthquake and the neighboring reactor, R4...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (3): 181-182.
... if “accident” was the term for this “Black Swan” * event, a rare, unanticipated event of high consequence. In what sense was the natural disaster and catastrophic failure at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station an “accident”? Certainly, it was the forces of nature, the one-two punch of an earthquake...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 2016
Geology (2016) 44 (5): 391-394.
...-lived radioisotopes, including those emitted by the damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (Japan), to document the remobilization of the upper few centimeters of sediment as a highly significant process triggered by the earthquake and its aftershocks. Targeting the post...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2016
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (2016) 64 (2): 384-388.
... have been prohibited indefinitely. Undeniably, there are many other indirect costs, to say nothing of the psycho-emotional costs caused by the accident ( Lévêque, 2013 ). From a perceptual perspective, even before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdowns Japanese citizens seemed ambivalent about...
Journal Article
Published: 24 July 2019
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2019) geochem2019-025.
... , 1287 – 1300 , https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2009.04.001 Steinhauser , G. , Niisoe , T. et al. 2015 . Post-accident sporadic releases of airborne radionuclides from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant site . Environmental Science & Technology , 49 , 14028 – 14035...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (2B): 1373-1393.
... at the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant ( NPP ), which exacerbated the scope of the disaster. More than 120,000 buildings were destroyed, and more than 240,000 partially collapsed. Damage to the buildings in the region was caused mostly by the tsunami, with relatively little...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2013
Seismological Research Letters (2013) 84 (6): 938-945.
... the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant following the Tohoku earthquake in March 2011, it can be expected that the imperative to provide such regulatory assurance with regards to earthquake hazard has been brought into even sharper focus. This brief paper discusses how the three...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2017
Clays and Clay Minerals (2017) 65 (5): 367-370.
... if no radiation damage occurred is incorrect. They stated, “After the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant (Japan) in March 2011, a large area of surrounding soils and rivers was exposed to an aerial dispersal of primarily 137 Cs and, to a lesser extent, 90 Sr. Cation exchange...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2014
Elements (2014) 10 (3): 195-200.
... pollutants and as a potential repository for containment. Clay minerals are a significant component of the radioactive soils and tsunami sediments contaminated by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in 2011 ( Murakami and Ewing 2012 ). The destruction of the Fukushima power plant...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2016
Clays and Clay Minerals (2016) 64 (4): 389-400.
... in the soils deposited at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident . Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology , 49 , 473 – 478 . Lee , J.H. and Guggenheim , S. ( 1981 ) Single crystal X-ray refinement of pyrophyllite-1 TC . American Mineralogist , 66 , 350 – 357 . Lee , S...
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Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 September 2018
Clay Minerals (2018) 53 (3): 487-496.
... et al. , 2013 ). Fig. 1. The structure of a 2:1-type layer silicate mineral displaying Cs adsorption via ion exchange. A large amount of Cs was adsorbed onto lamellar minerals in the soil after the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2011 (Murota et al ., 2016...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 December 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (6): 451-457.
... for the World Trade Center Health Program . U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 106 pp Yoshida N Takahashi Y ( 2012 ) Land-surface contamination by radionuclides from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident . Elements 8 : 201 - 206 Young S Balluz L...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2012
Elements (2012) 8 (2): 95-100.
... and radionuclides is nuclear power plant operations that release contaminants either by accident (such as Chernobyl in 1986 and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011) or due to improper long-term storage of radioactive materials. Other metals, such as lead, arsenic, antimony, and cadmium...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/SP395.5
EISBN: 9781862396715
... in 1986 and Fukushima Daiichi in 2011 were the most serious, scattering a large amount of radionuclides over large areas. Some rivers are still transporting radioactive particles several years after accidents have occurred ( Gulin et al. 2002 ). Of the radioisotopes emitted from anthropogenic sources...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2011
Seismological Research Letters (2011) 82 (3): 451-463.
... about 5 ka and that earthquake hazard may be more broadly distributed than previously thought. Seismic Siting for Nuclear Power Plants Oral Session · Friday 1:30 pm, 15 April · Ballroom D Session Chairs: Yong Li and Laurel Bauer Using the largest historical observation does not capture all...
Journal Article
Published: 19 August 2014
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2014) 104 (5): 2288-2302.
... to calculate JMA instrumental intensity from accelerograms. The earthquake caused three major, inter‐related disasters: relatively light damage due to strong shaking, severe disaster as a result of huge tsunamis, and the so‐called Loss of Coolant Accident in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant due...
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