Kevin Makinson is a Ph.D. Candidate at Oregon State University in radiation health physics. His research focuses on developing new methods for severe acci-dent risk communication to senior operations staff in nuclear power plants.
March 11, 2011 was a day of calamity the Japanese people will never forget. According to the National Police Agency of Japanthe Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami left 15,841 dead, 5,890 injured and 3,490 people missing (as of December, 2011). Mother Nature’s freakish, one-two punch also triggered the partial meltdowns of four reactors in the Fukushima […]