CREATORNuclear Energy Agency / L'Agence pour l'énergie nucléaire
TITLEChernobyl: Assessment of Radiological and Health Impacts
URLhttp://www.oecd-nea.org/rp/chernobyl/
HOMEPAGEhttp://www.oecd-nea.org/
DATE PUBLISHED2002
DATE ACCESSED6 June 2017


This 2002 document, an update of the Nuclear Energy Agency’s (NEA) 1996 report entitled Chernobyl: Ten Years On, provides in-depth, technical information on the accident and its consequences. Individual chapters describe the site and accident sequence, offering specific detail regarding the release, dispersion, and behavior of radionuclides. The report also includes the reaction of national authorities within the Soviet Union and the international community, dose estimates, health impact, agricultural and environmental impacts, potential residual risks, details about the shutdown of the Chernobyl plant, and lessons learned. The NEA is a specialized agency within the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organization consisting of 28 member countries and headquartered in Paris, France. The report includes a thorough set of references.



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