Upcoming Events

The Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Accidents

November 19, 2013 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Presenter 
Mitch Farmer (NE)
Location 
Building 203
Type 
Seminar
Series 

Relevant Argonne Research and Discovery, Lessons Learned and Current Site Status

Abstract:
Over two years have gone by since the 2011 earthquake and Tsunami in Japan initiated severe accidents at 4 reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex.

This presentation summarizes:

  • i) ongoing ANL R&D relevant to accident mitigation measures that were exercised as the accident unfolded,
  • ii) some of ANL’s contributions during the event that were part of the larger US response in support of the Japanese,
  • iii) lesson’s learned from the accident, and finally current status at the site.