The impact of the Fukushima nuclear accident on marine biota: Retrospective assessment of the first year and perspectives

Jordi Vives i Batlle, Tatsuo Aono, Justin Brown, Ali Hosseini, Jacqueline Garnier-Laplace, Tatiana Sazykina, Frits Steenhuisen, Per Strand, Hildegarde Vandenhove

    Research outputpeer-review


    An international study under the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) was performed to assess radiological impact of the nuclear accident at the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS) on the marine environment. This work constitutes the first international assessment of this type, drawing upon methodologies that incorporate the most up-to-date radioecological models and knowledge.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)143-153
    JournalScience of the Total Environment
    StatePublished - 2 May 2014

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