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The Energy from a Nuclear Weapon | Effects of Nuclear Weapons | atomicarchive.com

Ikle, Fred C.. "The Energy from a Nuclear Weapon | Effects of Nuclear Weapons | atomicarchive.com." atomicarchive.com: Exploring the History, Science, and Consequences of the Atomic Bomb. Atomic Archive/AJ Software , n.d. Web. 8 July 2013. <http://www.atomicarchive.com/Effects/effects1

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This article is a countinuation of Ikle's pervious work, and it goes into greater detail on all aspects of nuclear fallout. It goes over temperature change, how in will effect seasons, bodies of water, blast waves, and the overall effect on humans.

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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe - Seven Stories Press

Davis, David Howard. Ignoring the apocalypse why planning to prevent environmental catastrophe goes astray. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2007. Print.

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David Howard goes over a nuclear strike would require extreme action,  and  an environmental catastrophe with human-induced climate change. David goes over the effects of nuclear fallout scaling from losing resources we as humans consume everyday to the rarest of minerals.

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Entangled Histories: Climate Science and Nuclear Weapons Research.

Edwards, Paul N. "Entangled Histories: Climate Science And Nuclear Weapons Research." Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists 68.4 (2012): 28-40. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Climate science research, and nuclear weapon testing have a close relationship. This article follows the radioactive carbon as the cycles it goes through in our atmosphere, the climate change, and oceans. .

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Fallout: An American Nuclear Tragedy - Philip L. Fradkin

Nash, Gerald D.. [Book review of] Philip L. Fradkin, Fallout: an American nuclear tragedy. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 3. Print.

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 The book is about radiation exposure to the people and animals during the nuclear weapong testing in Nevada in the 1950's. This book discusses how people succumb to different types of cancer because of nuclear testing. 

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Fukushima NHK Documentary: "Two Years Later"

"Fukushima NHK Documentary: "Two Years Later" - YouTube." YouTube. N.p., 20 Apr. 2013. Web. 7 July 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKCZ9N5qaOg&gt;.


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This video takes a look at the aftermath of the accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. There are still over 100,000 people needed to evacuate their homes due to the fallout of this disaster. 

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Foreword | Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War | Historical Documents | atomciarchive.com

Ikle, Fred C. . "Foreword | Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War | Historical Documents | atomciarchive.com."atomicarchive.com: Exploring the History, Science, and Consequences of the Atomic Bomb. Atomic Archive, n.d. Web. 8 July 2013. <http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/Effects/w

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This article covers everything from the mechanics of a nuclear warhead, to local and global fallout. It goes into detail on how nuclear fallout with effect the ozone to nuclear radiation.

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Atomic Bomb

Atomic Bomb." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2013): 1. Literary Reference Center. Web. 7 July 2013.

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This article goes through how an atomic bomb works, and when the first A-Bomb was produced. This will be useful as a premise to my final paper.

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Consequences of the Chernobyl Catastrophe for Public Health and the Environment 23 Years Later.

Yablokov, Alexey V., Vassily B. Nesterenko, and Alexey V. Nesterenko. "15. Consequences Of The Chernobyl Catastrophe For Public Health And The Environment 23 Years Later." Annals Of The New York Academy Of Sciences 1181.1 (2009): 318-326. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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This article talks about the fallout dispersion outside of Belarus, Ukraine, and European Russia, that has caused fallout as far away as North America, and the millions of lives changed by the Chernobyl disaster. 

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At Chernobyl, danger lurks in the trees — The Daily Climate

Little, Jane Braxton. "At Chernobyl, danger lurks in the trees — The Daily Climate." The Daily Climate. TDC, 24 June 2013. Web. 7 July 2013. <http://wwwp.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2013/06/chernobyl-forest-fire>.


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After 27 years of absorbing radiation, the trees are a ticking time bomb. Long, and dry summers could send these radioactive forests into a blaze, not only releasing radation, but causing additional calamities to the area.

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Mapping A Fukushima-Like Disaster From Your Local Nuclear Reactor

Schwartz, Ariel. "Mapping What Would Happen If A Fukushima-Like Disaster Hit Your Local Nuclear Reactor | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation."Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation. Co.Exist, 11 Mar. 2012. Web. 7 July 2013. <http://www.fastcoexist.com/1679442/mapping-what-would-happen-if-a-fukushima-like-disaster-hit-your-local-nuclear-reactor>.


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This article takes a look at a hypothetical disaster scenario if all 104 nuclear power plants were to simultaneously go off at the same time. It provides maps, information on population, evacuation possibilities, and locations of all 104 nuclear power plants in the United States. 

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