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- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 250.00
This book on Marine Radioactivity sets out to cover most of the aspects of marine radioactivity which have been the focus of scientific study in recent decades. The authors and their reviews divide into topic areas which have defined the field over its history. They cover the suite of natural radioisotopes which have been present in the oceans since... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 42.00
2005 was a year of major activity within the nuclear sector. Interest in nuclear energy is growing significantly in many OECD member countries with the construction of new plants, new plans for nuclear futures along with innovations in enrichment and reprocessing. This and other insights related to nuclear energy can be found in Nuclear Energy Data,... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 27.95
A timely and thought-provoking solution to the world's energy shortfall The dramatic increases in oil and natural gas prices, the finite supply of fossil fuels, and concerns over emissions and global warming are forcing us to consider alternatives. In this measured and knowledgeable book, energy experts Alan Herbst and George Hopley argue that... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 37.95
The onset of the 21st century has coincided with mounting scientific evidence of the severe environmental impact of global energy consumption. In response, governments and environmentalists on every continent have begun to re-evaluate the benefits of nuclear power as a clean, non-emitting energy resource. Today nuclear power plants operate in some... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 33.00
When the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management1 came into force in June 2002, following by almost five years the entry into force of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS),2 the major elements3 of the International Atomic Energy Agency?s long-planned international legal regime on... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00
These fact sheets present the radioactive waste management programmes of 20 OECD/NEA member countries. They include information about the sources, types and quantities of waste as well as how and by whom they are managed. References for further information are also provided for each country. more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 12.95
Twenty-five years ago, Hollywood released The China Syndrome, featuring Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas as a TVnews crew who witness what appears to be a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28, 1979, less than two weeks after the movie came out, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?Highly informative and entertaining?propels the reader light years beyond dull textbooks and Gone with the Wind .? ? San Francisco Chronicle It has been 150 years since the opening salvo of America?s War Between the States. New York Times bestselling author Ken Davis tells us everything we never knew about our nation?s bloodiest conflict in... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
How much radiation is too much? J. Samuel Walker examines the evolution, over more than a hundred years, of radiation protection standards and efforts to ensure radiation safety for nuclear workers and for the general public. The risks of radiation?caused by fallout from nuclear bomb testing, exposure from medical or manufacturing procedures, effluents... more...