分野別研究紹介

II. Scientific Research Overview

 
     
Assessment of radiation levels, in the marine environment and seafood   Biological experiments conducted in tandem with field studies   Collection and dissemination of documents and information   Rearing and breeding of experimental organisms
             
     
Analysis of monitoring survey data for marine organisms and environments near power plants   Research on the growth and maturation of marine fish, shellfish, and seaweeds under long-term rearing and cultivation   Impact of trace chemicals on marine organisms   Assessment of the effects of entrainment by power plant cooling systems on marine organisms and marine resources in general
             
       
Assessment of radionuclide concentrations in marine organisms, seafloor sediment, and seawater in the principle fishing grounds in the vicinity of nuclear power plants and nuclear fuel cycle facilities   Investigation of antifouling technologies for use in power plant cooling systems   Tracking large fish species in areas near thermal effluent outfalls and fish pens to analyze the impact of thermal effluents
             
     
Development of research and forecasting techniques for marine ecosystems   Revealing the mechanism and range of impacts of thermal effluent on seaweed and benthic organisms   Issues relating to ocean eutrophication, oxygen depletion, and soil runoff   Research related to ocean warming, seawater carbon dioxide concentrations, and ocean acidification