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Fukushima- A View From The Ocean

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Fukushima- A View From The Ocean

Mar 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free
Fukushima- A View From The Ocean

The triple disaster of the March 11, 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent radiation releases at Fukushima Dai-ichi were unprecedented events for the ocean and society. This public lecture will provide an overview and 8-year update regarding the radioactive contaminants released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants. The talk will consider the radioactive world we live in and address the specific fate of Fukushima radionuclides in the ocean, with an eye to the future ocean. The emphasis is on the radioactive forms of cesium, though other radionuclides are also considered. Topics include sources from atmospheric and ocean discharges in 2011; a Pacific Ocean time-series that tracks the transport of contaminants across the ocean; an extended time-series in marine fish that examines species-specific variability in radionuclide content; and a discussion of the burial of particle-associated contaminants on the seafloor…

For further information on the event, please visit

https://www.tuj.ac.jp/icas/event/fukushima-a-view-from-the-ocean/

Details

Date:
Mar 19, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/546132589225278/

Organizer

Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies
Phone:
03-5441-9800
Email:
icas@tuj.temple.edu
Website:
www.tuj.ac.jp/icas

Venue

Temple University
2-8-12 Minami Azabu Japan + Google Map
Phone:
03-5441-9800
Website:
www.tuj.ac.jp

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