San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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
PANEL DISCUSSION, 8:00 - 9:30
Moderated by Heather Goldstone, Host of Living Lab, WCAI
When & Where
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.