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  • Nuclear Energy Nowby Alan M. Herbst; George W. Hopley

    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 the... more...

  • Marine Radioactivityby H.D. Livingston

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 240.00

    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...

  • Nuclear Energy in the 21st Centuryby Ian Hore-Lacy

    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...

  • Radioactive Waste Management Programmes in OECD/NEA Member Countriesby Oecd Nuclear Energy Agency

    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...

  • Nuclear Energy Databy OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Indemnification of Damage in the Event of a Nuclear Accidentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 56.00

    The Second International Workshop on the Indemnification of Nuclear Damage was held in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, from 18 to 20 May 2005. The workshop was co-organised by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and the Nuclear Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic. It attracted wide participation from national nuclear authorities, regulators, operators... more...

  • March Was Made of Yarnby Elmer Luke; David Karashima

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    In time for the one year anniversary of the 2011 earthquake in Japan, a collection of essays and stories by Japanese writers on the devastating disaster, its aftermath, and the resolve of a people to rebuild. On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake occurred off the northeastern coast of Japan, triggering a 50-foot tsunami that crushed everything in... more...

  • Permissible Doseby J. Samuel Walker

    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...

  • Don't Know Much About the Civil Warby Kenneth C. Davis

    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...