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Japan Nuclear Crisis Resources

Japan Nuclear Crisis Resources

Media Feature, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

March 21, 2011

Author: Arnold Bogis, Former Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Managing the Atom

 

Arnold Bogis has prepared the following list of  resources for news and analysis of developments at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Updating news sites:

Updated technical information:

Radiation measurements:

Summary of events:

General resources:

  • The Google Crisis Response website provides a running news aggregator (toward the bottom of the page) in addition to providing a wide range of other resources (including a map where you can see the location of nuclear plants as well as the current evacuation zones):
    http://www.google.com/crisisresponse/japanquake2011.html

Analysis of Japanese nuclear news and underlying issues:

  • MIT nuclear engineering students have a blog that updates news and provides background information:
    http://mitnse.com/
  • Union of Concerned Scientists also has a blog that updates news and provides background information:
    http://allthingsnuclear.org/

Online radiation conversion tool:

 

For more information about this publication please contact the MTA Program Assistant at 617-495-4219.

For Academic Citation:

Bogis, Arnold. "Japan Nuclear Crisis Resources." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, March 21, 2011.

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