[ RadSafe ] INSJ Special Issue on the 5 Years Anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident
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SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE 5 YEARS ANNIVERSARY OF THE FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI ACCIDENT
You are cordially invited to submit or recommend articles to the
International Nuclear Safety Journal (INSJ), which is a peer-reviewed open access
journal. The articles for the special issue on the 5 years anniversary of the
Fukushima Daiichi accident may include review papers and original,
unpublished research papers related to this specific theme.
The following list of potential topics is provided to stimulate ideas.
Authors are not restricted to this list, but submissions must provide relevant
and practical insights related to the use of lessons learned from the
Fukushima Daiichi accident and insights into the accident, its progression and
current facility status, including topics such as:
- Special reviews performed after the accident, including the European “
- New regulatory requirements and approaches; revised safety goals and
- Human and organizational factors
- Safety culture in the organizations constructing and operating nuclear
- Protection against extreme external events
- Defense-in-depth philosophy and design upgrades
- Revisions to design and beyond design basis accident scenarios;
treatment of design extension conditions
- Accident management strategies, including NEI's FLEX strategy and French
hard core concepts
- Improvements in the training programs
- Emergency preparedness and response; improvements in the conduct of
- Environmental remediation
- New knowledge regarding the core damage assessments and accident
sequence and plant damage
- Assessments of seismic damage and their contribution to the accident
- Radiological characterizations of the Fukushima Daiichi units
- Decontamination efforts
- Onsite and offsite dose assessments
- Current radiological status
- Nuclear safety research
- Risk communication
- Regulatory strategies and action plans; implications for safety culture
in the regulatory authorities.
The articles are expected to be submitted online through our electronic
submission system on the INSJ website.
(http://nuclearsafety.info/international-nuclear-safety-journal/index.php/INSJ/user/register) and submit your article
The Editorial Board consists of distinguished professionals from around the
world and we select subject-matter experts to conduct the reviews.
Both the publication and the access to the articles are free of any
charge. This ensures that your articles will reach a very wide audience.
You have the opportunity to contribute with your knowledge and experience
to the promotion of a healthy nuclear safety culture at international level,
by showing how you have made use of the lessons learned from the Fukushima
Daiichi accident to improve nuclear safety in your area of activity.
The special issue is due to be published in March 2016.
Deadline for submission of papers: November 30, 2015
J. J. Bevelacqua, Editor of the Special Issue
Madalina Tronea, Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Joseph John Bevelacqua, President
Richland, WA 99352
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