Scientific Analysis of Radiation Contamination at the Area around the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Satoru Tanaka & Shinichiro Kado
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Last Modified: 21 October 2012

The purpose of this article is to introduce some background knowledge to analyze the release of radioactive ma-terials from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi (1F) nuclear power station (NPS) based on their inventory in the reactor core, mechanisms of the release and the behavior of the released radionuclide from the scientific points of view. Basic knowledge on contamination of the area and decontamination are also described.

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