COVID-19 Update: We are currently shipping orders daily. However, due to transit disruptions in some geographies, deliveries may be delayed. To provide all customers with timely access to content, we are offering 50% off Science and Technology Print & eBook bundle options. Terms & conditions.
Nuclear Energy and the Environment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080244723, 9781483189192

Nuclear Energy and the Environment

1st Edition

Environmental Sciences and Applications

Editor: Essam E. El-Hinnawi
eBook ISBN: 9781483189192
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1982
Page Count: 310
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
Price includes VAT/GST

Institutional Subscription

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


Nuclear Energy and the Environment provides an assessment, based on the opinions and findings of international experts in the field of atomic energy, of the environmental impact of the different stages of the nuclear fuel cycle. Chapters in the book cover different subjects in the use of nuclear energy such as the environmental impacts of energy production and use; the environmental impact of mining and milling of radioactive ores, upgrading processes, and the fabrication of nuclear fuels; none radiological environmental implications of nuclear energy; and the technology and environmental hazards of nuclear waste disposal. Nuclear scientists, environmentalists, ecologists, nuclear engineers, and policy makers will find the book interesting.

Table of Contents



1. Introduction

2. A Review of the Environmental Impact of Mining and Milling of Radioactive Ores, Upgrading Processes, and Fabrication of Nuclear Fuels

3. The Environmental Impacts of Nuclear Power Plants

4. Non-Radiological Environmental Implications of Nuclear Energy

5. The Environmental Impact of Radioactive Releases from Accidents in Nuclear Power Reactors

6. The Environmental Impact of Reprocessing

7. Nuclear Waste Disposal: Technology and Environmental Hazards

8. Impact sur l'Environnement de la Gestion des Déchets du Cycle de Combustibles Nucléaires

9. L'Impact sur l'Environnement des Transports de Matières Radioactives du Cycle de Combustibles Nucléaires

10. The Future of Nuclear Energy


No. of pages:
© Pergamon 1982
1st January 1982
eBook ISBN:

About the Editor

Essam E. El-Hinnawi

Ratings and Reviews