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This guide brings together resources on the recent disaster in Japan including news coverage, analysis, information on relief efforts, background information on natural disasters and nuclear power issues, etc.
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Disaster in Japan

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the East coast of northern Japan.  The devastation from the earthquake and the resulting tsunami leveled cities and towns in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures.  Further complicating the response, the Fukushima Daichi nuclear reactor has been severly damaged.  Low-levels of radation have been emitted despite the efforts to cool the nuclear fuel.

 

Recent Publications

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3.11: disaster and change in Japan - Richard J. Samuels
Call Number: HV555.J3 S26 2013
ISBN: 0801452007
Publication Date: 2013-04-02

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Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi - Richard Hindmarsh
Call Number: TK136.J3 N83 2013
ISBN: 9780415527835
Publication Date: 2013-04-10

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Fukushima: the end of nuclear energy? - Sean Mcdonagh
Call Number: TK9152 .M39 2012
ISBN: 1856077845
Publication Date: 2013-03-06

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From Hiroshima to Fukushima - Tony Simpson (Editor); Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: D839 .F76 2011
ISBN: 9780851248097
Publication Date: 2011-12-16

 

3-11-11 Earthquake

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