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OUP publishes free article collection about Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster


March 11, 2016 marks five years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. In the last five years, researchers all over the world have been conducting substantial studies to find out the effect on the environment, human bodies, and our society. In honour of their great work, Oxford University Press (OUP) has made 30 research articles about the accident from nine journals freely available to read online for a year.

The virtual issue can be found here:

  • Five years after Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident — What has been the impact on the environment, human bodies, and society?

Example articles:

  • Dependence of radiation dose on the behavioral patterns among school children: a retrospective analysis 18 to 20 months following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear incident in Japan
  • Quantification of the increase in thyroid cancer prevalence in Fukushima after the nuclear disaster in 2011–a potential overdiagnosis?
  • Comparison of the accident process, radioactivity release and ground contamination between Chernobyl and Fukushima-1


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