A Special Lecture on:"Inconvenient Truth of Fukushima"
What is happening at and around Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant?
- Nuclear Plant accidents viewed from Environmental Science -
Time:18:00-21:00 Friday, the 29th April 2011
*In case a difficulty occurs due to some problems with internet connections, the lecture will be recorded and uploaded on USTREAM later
Profile of lecturers:
Dr. Imanaka , Institute of Research Reactor, Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute is specialized in environmental impact from the use of nuclear energy as well as radioactive human exposure assessment. He has conducted extensive field work and analysis on the evaluation of radioactive exposure under the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombs, the impact of the Chernobyl accident. Most recently on the 28 and 29 March 2011 he led a research team which assessed the level of radioactive contamination of the air and the soil around Iidate village in Fukushima prefecture as a consequence of Fukushima Daiichi accident.
Prof. ONO , adjunct professor of Environmental science, Hokkaido University, is specialized in environmental science and geo-science, He has worked 25 years in Hokkaido University and has devoted hisacademic life to fulfill a gap between the university and society,through his specialties.