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Morss Colloquium

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Morss Fukushima Part 1

Fukushima and the Ocean, Part 1 (1:35)
Panelist presentations
Fukushima and the Ocean, Part 1 (1:35)

Morss Fukushima Part 2

Fukushima and the Ocean, Part 2 (1:02)
Panel discussion
Fukushima and the Ocean, Part 2 (1:02)

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Morss Colloquium poster

» Morss Colloquium poster (jpg)

» Morss Colloquium Presentation (pdf)
Slides presented by panelists (minus movie files) at the May 9 Morss Colloquium, Fukushima and the Ocean

Related Links

» Elizabeth W. and Henry A. Morss, Jr., Colloquia Endowed Fund

» Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership

» Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

» Center for Risk Management and Safety Sciences, YNU

» Oceanographic Observation Center, TUMST

» Center for International Collaboration, AORI

» International Union of Radioecology

» Center for Marine and Environmental Radioactivity, WHOI

Fukushima and the Ocean
May 9, 2013, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water St.
Woods Hole, Mass.
Directions

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.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Dr. Susan Avery, Director
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

PRESENTATIONS, 6:30-8:00
» 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

Last updated: May 14, 2013
 


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