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Article ID: 574593

Japanese Radiation: Movement Through the Atmosphere

University of Maryland, College Park

Predicting what happens to radioactive materials released by Japan's crippled nuclear plants is even more difficult than forecasting the weather, and depends on several key factors, University of Maryland atmospheric scientists say. They’re preparing daily long-range projections of air ‘parcel’ movements from Fukushima, and posting them online.

Released:
20-Mar-2011 11:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 574583

Japan Crisis Experts from the University of Chicago

University of Chicago

The University of Chicago has numerous experts who can comment on the scientific, social, political and cultural dimensions of the ongoing crisis in Japan. Our news officers can assist reporters looking for help with stories on nuclear science, radiation exposure, geology, as well as Japanese culture, law, politics, religion and history.

Released:
18-Mar-2011 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 574574

Experts Available on Many Aspects of Japan's Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Crisis

University of Washington

These University of Washington experts are available for reporters to contact in the wake of the massive Japan earthquake of March 11 and resulting tsunami and nuclear crisis.

Released:
18-Mar-2011 3:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 574564

Geologist Available for Comment on Natural Hazards and Disasters

Grinnell College

Grinnell College geologist Larry Aspler teaches a course on "Natural Hazards and Disasters," that examines the science, social, political, and economic factors that contirbute to risk and severity.

Released:
18-Mar-2011 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 574559

Supply Chain Expert Available to Discuss Impact of Japan Crisis

University of New Hampshire

Christine Shea, associate dean for graduate programs and research, and professor of technology and operations management at the UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics, is available to discuss supply chain and operations management issues that may develop as a result of the crisis in Japan.

Released:
18-Mar-2011 11:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 574528

Emergency Management Program Preps Pros for Natural Disasters

Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University's unique emergency management program prepares future emergency management professionals with practical field-study opportunities. Students in the program will participate in the Dept. of Homeland Security/FEMA National Level Exercise this May that will simulate the aftermath of a sizable earthquake in the New Madrid seismic zone.

Released:
17-Mar-2011 12:45 PM EDT

Education

Article ID: 574439

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Could Create Serious Health Problems

Nova Southeastern University

Reactor problems at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant could lead to exposure to large amounts of radioactivity, which can be lethal to humans and has long-term health consequences.

Released:
17-Mar-2011 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 574500

Uof SC Experts Can Discuss Japan Crisis

University of South Carolina

From radiation safety to economic impact, The University of South Carolina Media Relations Office has prepared a list of faculty experts who can discuss various aspects of the Japan crisis.

Released:
17-Mar-2011 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 574494

Japan Crisis Could Cause More Pain at the Pump: Expert Says

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A gallon of gas is already getting pricy, but one UAB professor says the problems in Japan could lead to a domino effect on gas prices.

Released:
16-Mar-2011 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 574484

Public Health Risks from Japanese Radiation

University of Maryland, College Park

Airborne radiation from a meltdown at Japanese nuclear plants poses no immediate risk to the continental United States, say University of Maryland public health and atmospheric scientists. Drawing on research from Chernobyl, they add that for most Japanese, the long term risk may lie in ingestion of milk, as well as direct exposure to contaminated soil.

Released:
16-Mar-2011 4:00 PM EDT

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