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Fukushima and the Ocean

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

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General Admission - Redfield Aud. Sold Out Ended Free  
Overflow tent - outdoors
OVERFLOW - These seats are in a tent adjacent to Redfield Auditorium
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Conference room overflow
Redfield 204 conference room. Check in will be in Redfield Lobby.
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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

Have questions about Fukushima and the Ocean? Contact Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

When & Where

WHOI Redfield Auditorium
45 Water St
Address Line 2
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a private, non-profit organization on Cape Cod, Mass., dedicated to marine research, engineering, and higher education. Established in 1930 on a recommendation from the National Academy of Sciences, its primary mission is to understand the oceans and their interaction with the Earth as a whole, and to communicate a basic understanding of the oceans' role in the changing global environment.

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