SPACE UKRAINE HELPS NUCLEAR FUKUSHIMA
The information on cooperation between Ukrainian and Japanese scientists from the Scientific Centre for Aerospace Research of the Earth IGS NAS of Ukraine and the University of Tokyo to study the problems of the accident at Fukushima-1 area based on satellite data is given. As the results of the workshops, business meetings and discussions the decision by the Japanese side was to use the experience of CASRE IGS NASU and to conclude the contract on joint research. The basic results of the first phase of joint works relating to the classification of vegetation in the vicinity of the Fukushima-1 area, mapping of the risk of secondary emission of the adsorbed radionuclides due to vegetation fires in contaminated areas have been provided.
Fundamentals of remote sensing