Provides historical scientific record of the events leading up to and the aftermath of Chernobyl. Includes eye-witness records and an extensively illustrated documentary.
thinking skills, increase global awareness, and enhance an understanding of international perspectives on history. The contributors to Perspectives on Modern World History: Chernobyl offer many fascinating
As the debate about the environmental cost of nuclear power and the issue of nuclear safety continues, a comprehensive assessment of the Chernobyl accident, its long-term environmental consequences
The world experienced one of the worst nuclear accidents in history on April 26, 1986, at the Chernobyl power plant in the Ukraine. In the wake of the accident many lives were lost, people were
This volume, written by leading authorities from Eastern Europe, outlines the history of the health and environmental consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. Although there has been much discussion
Twenty million people have been exposed to Chernobyl radionuclides through the Dnieper River aquatic pathways. This book presents a 20-year historical overview and comprehensive study results
This text examines the contamination of Nordic environments with radionuclides from the Chernobyl accident. It describes the flow of radiocaesium through aquatic, agricultural, forest and alpine
are sections on lessons to be learned from dose reconstructions after Chernobyl and Three Mile Island and the limitations and benefits of biological markers.