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Researchers Assess Radioactivity Released to the Ocean From the Fukushima Nuclear Facility
December 6, 2011
The impact on the ocean of releases of radioactivity from the Fukushima nuclear power plants remains unclear. But a new study by U.S. and Japanese researchers analyzes the levels of radioactivity discharged from the facility in the first four months after the accident and draws some basic conclusions about the history of contaminant releases to the ocean.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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