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The Chornobyl accident

The Chornobyl accident

a comprehensive risk assessment

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Published by Battelle Press in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive waste disposal -- Risk assessment -- Ukraine -- Chornobylʹ Region,
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobylʹ, Ukraine, 1986 -- Environmental aspects,
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobylʹ, Ukraine, 1986 -- Health aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementVictor Poyarkov ... [et al.] ; edited by George J. Vargo
    ContributionsPoyarkov, Victor, 1947-, Vargo, George J., 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD898.14.R57 C46 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 271 p. :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16964267M
    ISBN 101574770829
    LC Control Number99035803

      8 books to read about the Chernobyl disaster – recommended by Craig Mazin, creator of the TV series. | Posted by Cristina in Articles. You probably heard about Chernobyl, the popular five-part TV miniseries from HBO and Sky Television about the nuclear disaster with the same name, that occurred on Ap , at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant, Ukraine.   “The further we move in time from the disaster,” historian Sirhii Plokhy writes in his Baillie Gifford Prize–winning book, Chernobyl, “the more it seems like a myth.” A titillating.

      Chernobyl Review. What a chilling story and one that everyone should know about. Chernobyl is interesting, heart-wrenching, and frustrating all at the same time. The science of this disaster has always been interesting to me, but I like that this book dives even deeper into the long-term consequences of it. From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster On the morning of Ap , Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine.

      The memories of those who survived Chernobyl were collected in the book Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of the Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich. We hear some of . He is joint author of a major book on the accident, Chernobyl: Catastrophe and Consequences, and has published 89 papers in the refereed scientific literature. He was a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency Expert Group on remediation of the Chernobyl cooling pond and is former Chair of the UK Coordinating Group on Environmental.


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