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2013-04-08 - Environmental radioactivity

[ 9 May 2013 - Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA ]

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Fukushima and the Ocean - Exploring the Impacts of Radiation on the Ocean.

A workshop dedicated to an examination of natural and human sources of radiation in the ocean, what was released from Fukushima, impacts on marine ecosystems and human health, public policy implications, and how information is communicated to the public.

 

This workshop is organized by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and supported by the IUR.


 

Program

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS, 6:00-6:30
Dr. Susan Avery, Director
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
PRESENTATIONS, 6:30-8:00
» The Fukushima Disaster: An Overview
   Mitsuo Uematsu, University of Tokyo
» Radioisotopes in the Ocean
   Ken Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
» Radioisotopes in Marine Life
   Jota Kanda, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
» Seafood Safety and Public Policy
   Hiroyuki Matsuda, Yokohama National University
» Impacts of Radioactivity on Human Health
   James Seward, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
» The Role of the Media in Disasters
   Dennis Normile, Science Magazine
» Tsunamis and nuclear power in the U.S.
   Jian Lin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
PANEL DISCUSSION, 8:00-9:30
Moderated by Heather Goldstone, Host of Living Lab, WCAI

 

More information, detailed program and registration for this free and public meeting:

 http://www.whoi.edu/website/fukushima-symposium/morss

A live webcast is available on May 9 by following the above link.

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