Focus on Chernobyl

16 March 2006

This page is intended to be used as a resource for information on the Chernobyl accident. At the bottom of the page, under Related Articles, the links will take you to articles on Chernobyl that have been published in NEI.

Related websites takes you to external sites that also provide information on the accident at Chernobyl. Please let us know if there are any other sites you would like us to add to this section.

A brief description of the Related Articles follows.

Hearts and Minds by Paul Lorenzini examines the misinformation in the award winning documentary Chernobyl Heart.

Chernobyl, 26 April 1986 describes the accident sequence and the underlying causes of the accident. This article is adapted from David Mosey's book Reactor Accidents (2nd edition) published by Nuclear Engineering International.

Consequences for health discusses the findings of the International Atomic Energy Agency and World Health Organization report on the health effects of the accident

Consequences for agriculture is based on the corresponding IAEA/WHO report on the environmental consequences and their remediation

New safe century describes the New Safe Confinement structure to be built over the existing 'sarcophagus'.

Why INSAG has still got it wrong gives the response of Anatoly Diatlov (former deputy engineer for operations at Chernobyl) to the IAEA's revised report on the causes of the accident.

In View over the Baltic, Frigyes Reisch remembers how Sweden was the first country outside the Soviet Union to get wind of the accident at Chernobyl.




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