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Meeting: 'Experts Convene to Examine Impacts of Fukushima on the Ocean'

e short keynote presentations, Heather Goldstone, host of Living Lab on WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station, will moderate a panel discussion from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EDT.

The program will include presentations by:

  • Mitsuo Uematsu, University of Tokyo
    "The Fukushima Disaster: An Overview"

  • Ken Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    "Radioisotopes in the Ocean"

  • Jota Kanda, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
    "Radioisotopes in Marine Life"

  • Hiroyuki Matsuda, Yokohama National University
    "Seafood Safety and Public Policy"

  • James Seward, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    "Impacts of Radioactivity on Human Health"

  • Dennis Normile, Science Magazine
    "The Role of the Media in Disasters"

  • Jian Lin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    "Tsunamis and nuclear power in the U.S."

The program is part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Morss Colloquia series, established thanks to a generous gift by Elisabeth W. and Henry A. Morss, Jr.

Additional sponsors for this program include the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Center for Risk Management and Safety Sciences at YNU, Oceanographic Observation Center at TUMST, Center for International Collaboration at AORI, International Union of Radioecology, and Center for Marine and Environmental Radioactivity at WHOI.


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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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