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Document ID (ISN)50190
CIS number 88-1332
ISSN - Serial title 0260-9576 - Loss Prevention Bulletin
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hall A.N., Hall S.F., Nixon W.
Title The Chernobyl accident
Bibliographic information Aug. 1987, No.076, p.22-29. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract The accident at the Chernobyl (USSR) nuclear power plant is described. Discussed are the reactors and plant design, the accident chronology, and the dispersion of activity and its radiological consequences. The summary and conclusions show the design shortcomings and changes to be made.
Descriptors (primary) USSR; radiation accidents; disasters; nuclear power stations
Descriptors (secondary) reactors; causes of accidents; fatalities; accident descriptions
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution