Friday, March 22, 2013

5.9 WOODS HOLE MA Symposium: Fukushima and the Ocean

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Morss Colloquium

Fukushima and the Ocean
May 9, 20136:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St.
Woods Hole, Mass.

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.

» 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

Moderated by Heather Goldstone, Host of Living Lab, WCAI

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - Morss Colloquium : The Accidents at Fukushima Dai-Ichi

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