Fukushima Daiichi: Causes and Consequences


Scott Wright (Editor)

Series: Nuclear Materials and Disaster Research
BISAC: TEC028000

On March 11th 2011, the Great East Japan earthquake (GEJE) caused huge tsunamis up to 40 meters, killing 18,500 residents. The earthquake knocked out the Northern Japan Power Grid, while the resulting tsunamis disabled electric power supplies at Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi (FD} six- unit nuclear power plant causing a nuclear emergency. This book presents research on the causes and resulting consequences of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
(Imprint: Nova)




Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Results of Detailed Analyses Performed on the Concrete Cores Extracted from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Reactor Buildings
Koji Maeda, Shinji Sasaki and Masahiko Osaka(Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Narita, Oarai, Ibaraki, Japan)

Chapter 2. Remediation on Radiocesium Levels of Tea Leaves and Investigation on Radiocesium Contamination in Paddies Fields in Saitama Prefecture after the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Atsushi Kamata (Saitama Prefectural Agricultural Technology Research Center, Japan)

Chapter 3. Fukushima Daiichi Accident Plus 60-year Safety Record of Commercial Nuclear Power Plants: Lessons Learned and Unlearned
Vojin Joksimovich (Consultant, Escondido, CA, USA)


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