Describe Fukushima nuclear disaster
Topic: Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
Based on your reading answer the following questions in a short essay
- 1. What kind of nuclear units were affected in the Fukushima accident?
2. What are the fission products produced in nuclear reactors like Fukushima and Chernobyl?
3. What happened to the nuclear fuel rods in the units 1-4 at Fukushima? How does this compare to Chernobyl?
4. What happened to the spent fuel rods in these units?
5. Which of the four units do you think is the one that poses the biggest danger (for the next million years)? Give reasons.
6. What is the at the edge of the closed zone today at Chernobyl and how does it compare to the dosage at Fukushima?