Following the earthquake and tsunami on Friday 11 March 2011 operators lost control of reactors at the nuclear plants at Fukushima, Japan. This category holds sites pertinent to these incidents.
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Fukushima Nuclear Accident – a simple and accurate explanation
BraveNewClimate criticises other coverage of developments, and describe the defences in depth, which failed, and which held.
International Atomic Energy Agency
Includes updates on the consequences of Japan’s earthquake.
MIT NSE Nuclear Information Hub
Information about the incident at Fukushima, maintained by the students of the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT.
Tokyo Electric Power Company
Frequent updates on the status of the reactors.
Efforts to Manage Fukushima Daiichi 3
Word Nuclear News summaries the operations to relieve pressure in the containment after the failure of a core coolant system. (March 13, 2011)
Battle to Stabilise Earthquake Reactors
World Nuclear News reports on the Fukushima Daiichi and Daini nuclear power plants. (March 12, 2011)
Timeline: Japan power plant explosion
The BBC summarises developments at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. (March 12, 2011)
Last update:March 21, 2013 at 6:24:09 UTC