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VERA Seminar

A visit to Fukushima

Eileen Langegger, Chair, European Nuclear Society – Young Generation Network

The Tohoku earthquake, the Fukushima Daiichi Accident and its consequences has had a heavy influence on the environment surrounding the area of Fukushima.

This talk will give a brief overview of the accident, will introduce shortly the different types of nuclear reactors and will show the differences to the Chernobyl accident. It will also discuss the efforts and steps taken to solve the groundwater problems, and will introduce the nuclide removal systems for water purification.

It will be followed by a report of my visit to Fukushima Daiichi and the exclusion zone, which took place in February 2016. I will present measurements taken in the area and describe the ongoing decontamination work.


Donnerstag, 19.05.2016    16:30 Uhr

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1090 Wien


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