Interview 301 - Najmedin Meshkati

03/23/20110 Comments

Dr. Najmedin Meshkati, a professor of engineering at the University of Southern California specializing in risk reduction of complex systems joins us to discuss the ongoing nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan. He outlines the situation at the facility, the contamination of surrounding seawater, the history of problems in the Japanese nuclear industry and other key issues.

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Documentation - Tokaimura Nuclear Accident
Time Reference: 11:37
Description: A website compiled as a USC class project on the causes and effects of the Tokaimura nuclear accident in Japan in 1999.
Link To: usc.edu

 

Documentation - World Nuclear News
Time Reference: 23:54
Description: A source of information on nuclear developments recommended by Dr. Meshkati.
Link To: World-Nuclear-News.org

 

Documentation - Dr. Meshkati's 1993 testimony on the IAEA
Time Reference: 25:13
Description: "Adopted from author’s invited testimony before the U.S. Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations, February 1, 1993."
Link To: The Corbett Report

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