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Preparing for nuclear power plant accidents

Author: Dominic Golding; Jeanne X Kasperson; Roger E Kasperson
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press, ©1995.
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Appraises the current understanding of nuclear power plant accidents and the challenges posed to emergency planners. Drawing together major implications of research and recent experience, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Preparing for nuclear power plant accidents.
Boulder : Westview Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)623984581
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Golding; Jeanne X Kasperson; Roger E Kasperson
ISBN: 0813385210 9780813385211
OCLC Number: 30701839
Description: xi, 537 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : looking to the next accident / Dominic Golding, Jeanne X. Kasperson, and Roger E. Kasperson --
Potential characteristics of severe reactor accidents at nuclear plants / Gordon R. Thompson --
Monitoring and modelling atmospheric dispersion of radioactivity following a reactor accident / Gordon R. Thompson [and others] --
Safety status of nuclear reactors and clasification of emergency action levels / Gordon R. Thompson --
The use of probabilistic risk assessment in emergency-response planning for nuclear power plant accidents / Robert L. Goble and Gordon R. Thompson --
The source-term issue / Daniel Hirsch --
TMI emergency planning project : key issues in planning the early medical response / Jennifer Leaning --
Judgment and decision making in emergency situations / Paul Slovic --
Organizational decision-making theory and technological emergencies / Seth Tuler --
Designing effective decision systems for responding to nuclear plant emergencies / Roger E. Kasperson, Dominic Golding, and Seth Tuler --
Pre-emergency information programs for accidents at nuclear power plants / John H. Sorensen and Dennis S. Mileti --
Warning systems : a social-science perspective / Dennis S. Mileti and John H. Sorensen --
Public and community involvement in emergency planning and management / C.P. Wolf --
Public concerns on emergency planning / Edward J. Walsh --
Risk perception and public response to nuclear emergencies / Paul Slovic --
What can emergency planning and preparedness accomplish? / Robert L. Goble --
Emergency-planning lessons from the accident at Chernobyl / Robert L. Goble and Christoph Hohenemser.
Responsibility: edited by Dominic Golding, Jeanne X. Kasperson, and Roger E. Kasperson.
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