Impact of the Fukushima Accident on Marine Biota, Five Years Later

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Impact of the Fukushima Accident on Marine Biota, Five Years Later. / Vives i Batlle, Jordi; Horemans, Nele (Peer reviewer).

In: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Vol. 12, No. 4, 1, 21.09.2016, p. 654-658.

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Vives i Batlle, J & Horemans, N 2016, 'Impact of the Fukushima Accident on Marine Biota, Five Years Later', Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, vol. 12, no. 4, 1, pp. 654-658. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeam.1825

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Vives i Batlle J, Horemans N. Impact of the Fukushima Accident on Marine Biota, Five Years Later. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2016 Sep 21;12(4):654-658. 1. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeam.1825

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Vives i Batlle, Jordi ; Horemans, Nele. / Impact of the Fukushima Accident on Marine Biota, Five Years Later. In: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2016 ; Vol. 12, No. 4. pp. 654-658.

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abstract = "In a previous commentary written in 2011 in the aftermath of the Fukushima accident in Japan, I summarized what was then understood about the effects of accidental radioactive discharges to marine life and forecasted into the future how the marine environment would likely be affected. Since that time, several studies have been conducted on the impact of the accident on marine organisms, and radiation doses arising thereof. I developed a dynamic transfer model for studying the bioaccumulation of Fukushima radionuclides in marine biota and assessed the impact and likelihood of effects to marine life. In the present article, I highlight the lessons learned over the past 5 years. I address whether the environmental consequences in the marine environment are as significant as initially feared and, with respect to the current situation, what remains to be investigated as the radioactivity continues to spread in the marine environment.",
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