Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (福島第一原子力発電所)

Voices From Fukushima:

We Are All Radioactive – Documentary Series on Local Responses in Motoyoshi, Fukushima Prefecture to the Tōhoku Disaster

General Government Links:

Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet – Greater East Japan Earthquake

Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant Updates:

Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (原子力産業協会) – For status updates on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants
http://www.jaif.or.jp/ (Japanese/日本語)

Radiation Monitoring Links:

Map of the Extent of Fukushima Radiation (放射線量等分布マップ) – Government site showing the extent of radiation contamination
http://ramap.jaea.go.jp/map/ (Japanese/日本語)

Nuclear Regulation Agency (原子力規制委員会) – Monitoring Information  of Environmental Radioactivity Levels (放射線モニタリング情報)
http://radioactivity.nsr.go.jp/ja/ (Japanese/日本語)

Yahoo! JAPAN – Real-time Radiation Monitoring Project (放射線情報)
http://radiation.yahoo.co.jp/ (Japanese/日本語)

Fukushima Minpō (福島民報) – Radiation and Living Information (放射線・生活情報)
http://www.minpo.jp/pub/jisin_jyouhou/info_index.html  (Japanese/日本語)

General Information on Radiation at Fukushima:

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT – Introduction to Radiation Health Effects and Radiation Status at Fukushima

World Health Organization – FAQs:  Japan Nuclear Concerns, September 2011

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute – FAQ:  Radiation From Fukushima

Teaching Resources:

Teach 3.11 – Educational resources regarding the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster that struck the Tōhoku region on March 11, 2011.


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