Verification! Predicted Information Provided from SPEEDI during the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident [chapter]

Masamichi Chino
2021 Insights Concerning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident Vol. 2&3  
Accuracy, Timeliness, and Future Utilization Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Masamichi Chino In swift response to the accident that occurred at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, SPEEDI has been providing information to relevant agencies in accordance with the established manual. A failure to take this information into account when decisions were taken regarding evacuations and other measures caused considerable controversy. This commentary examines the types and timing of the predicted
more » ... information that SPEEDI provided during the accident. It then verifies the accuracy of the predictions through a comparison with the monitoring data obtained from actual measurements before considering future utilization of SPEEDI.
doi:10.15669/fukushimainsights.vol.2.22 fatcat:gwgg2g7mnre4dbfcnhckbuju4m