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Meltdown : earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Fukushima / Deirdre Langeland.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 363.1799 L282m 2021 (Text) 33126025330683 New YA Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781626727007
  • ISBN: 1626727007
  • Physical Description: 194 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical resources (pages 159-170) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Day 1: Earthquake. Tsunami. Station blackout -- Day 2: Meltdown -- Day 3: Evacuation -- Day 4: Radioactive cloud -- Day 5: Fukushima 50 -- Day 6: Turning point -- Lessons -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.:
"On March 11, 2011, the largest earthquake ever measured in Japan occurred off the northeast coast. It triggered a tsunami with a wall of water 128 feet high. The tsunami damaged the nuclear power plant in Fukushima triggering the nightmare scenario--a nuclear meltdown. For six days, employees at the plant worked to contain the meltdown and disaster workers scoured the surrounding flooded area for survivors. This book examines the science behind such a massive disaster and looks back at the people who experienced an unprecedented trifecta of destruction."--Amazon.
Subject: Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011.
Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011.
Nuclear accidents > Environmental aspects.
Nuclear accidents > Japan.
Nuclear energy.
Nuclear accidents > Japan > Fukushima-ken.
Environmental disasters > Japan > Fukushima-ken.
Fukushima-ken (Japan)
Japan.

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