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Some web sites may not be in English. See index here for language codes, such as    JP / EN .


  • Canadian Nuclear FAQ (Canada)   EN 
  • Classifications of Nuclear Waste (US)   EN 
  • Informationskreis Kernenergie (Germany)   DE / EN 
  • no.nukes (Greenpeace)   EN 
  • NRC Fact Sheet - High Level Waste Management (US)   EN 
  • NRC Fact Sheet - Low Level Radioactive Waste (US)   EN 
  • Nuclear Energy FAQ (US)   EN 
  • Nuclear Energy Primer (US)   EN 
  • Principles of Radioactive Waste Management (IAEA)   EN / CN / FR / RU / ES 
  • Public issues in radwaste storage (US)   EN 
  • Residuos Radiactivos (Spain)   ES 
  • UIC - Radioactive Waste Management (Australia)   EN 
  • UIC - Waste Management in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Australia)   EN 

    Waste inventories

  • France Radioactive Waste Inventory (ANDRA)   FR 
  •   Inventory in English (ANDRA)   EN 
  • Inventaire des passifs nucléaires (Belgium)   FR 
  • Inventory of Radioactive Waste in Canada (LLRWMO)   EN 
  •   Inventory in French (LLRWMO)   FR 
  •   Inventory of Radioactive Waste in Canada - 2004 ed (Canada)   EN 
  • Inventory of Radionuclides for the Great Lakes (US)   EN 
  • Inventory of UK radioactive wastes (UK)   EN 
  • MIMS - Manifest Information System (US)   EN 
  • Nuclear Radiation Hazards USA (Proposition One)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste in Canada (NRCan)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste in Slovenia (RAO)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste Management Profiles - Number 6 (IAEA)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste Management - Status & Trends Number 4 (IAEA)   EN 
  • UK Radioactive Waste Inventory (NIREX)   EN 
  • US Radwaste Inventory Database (DOE)   EN 
  • US State by State Assessment of LLW (DOE)   EN 
  • US SWIFT - Solid Waste Integrated Forecast Technical Report (DOE)   EN 
  • Wastes in Hungary (Hungary)   EN 

    Waste management programs

  • Current Status of Radwaste Administration in Taiwan (Taiwan)   EN 
  • DOE Recycling Program (US)   EN 
  • Global Experience in Waste Disposal (IAEA)   EN 
  • Isotopolis (Belgium)   NL / FR / EN 
  • Low Level Radioactive Waste Forum (US)   EN 
  • Managing Radioactive Waste (IAEA)   EN 
  • LLRW Factsheets (US)   EN 
  • NAS Board on Radioactive Waste Management (US)   EN 
  • 1998 NEA Waste Management Bulletin (NEA)   EN 
  •   2000 Update (NEA)   EN 
  • Nuclear Power & the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Australia)   EN 
  • Nuclear Waste (Sweden)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste Management in the EU (International)   EN / FR / DE / ES / * 
  • WNA Reports: Radioactive Waste Management (International)   EN 
  • Worldwide Advances in RadWaste Management (International)   EN 


  • ABC van Kernenergie (Netherlands)   NL 
  • ANS Glossary of Nuclear Terms (US)   EN 
  • ArrowTech Dictionary of Nuclear Terms (US)   EN 
  • Atomic Dictionary (Russia)   RU 
  • Bobby's Radiation Glossary for Students (US)   EN 
  • Centre for Energy Glossary (Canada)   EN 
  •   Centre info-énergie Glossary (Canada)   FR 
  • ENRESA - Diccionario (Spain)   ES 
  • ENS Nuclear Glossary (International)   EN 
  • EPA Mixed Waste Glossary (US)   EN 
  • GDRC Nuclear Glossary (Japan)   EN 
  • HPS Glossary of Radiation Terms (US)   EN 
  • IAEA Radioactive Waste Management Glossary (IAEA)   EN 
  • Idaho State Univ. Radiation Related Terms (US)   EN 
  • IEER Glossary (US)   EN 
  • Glossary of Nuclear Terms (US)   EN 
  • Kernenergie-Lexikon (Germany)   DE 
  • Lexicon der Atomwirtschaft (Germany)   DE 
  • NKS List of Acronyms & Abbreviations (International)   EN 
  • NRC Glossary (US)   EN 
  • NUCE Nuclear Glossary (Turkey)   EN 
  • Nuclear Acronyms Glossary (France)   EN 
  • Nuclear Encyclopedia (Estonia)   EN 
  • The Nuclear Project Glossary (US)   EN 
  • Plasma Dictionary (US)   EN 
  • Proposition One Glossary (US)   EN 
  • Radiation Protection Glossary (IAEA)   EN 
  • Slovar izrazov s podroèja radioaktivnih odpadkov (Slovenia)   SI 
  • UIC Glossary (Australia)   EN 
  • WNA Glossary (International)   EN 

    General reading

  • Chart of the Nuclides (US)   EN 
  • The Future of Nuclear Power (US)   EN 
  • Great Canadian Nuclear Waste Saga (Canada)   EN 
  • Hyphen-Man's Nuclear Waste Site (US)   EN 
  • Info Package on Pending LLW Disposal Decisions (US)   EN 
  • INSC Action Plan for Radwaste (International)   EN 
  • NCSU Nuclear Outreach Program (US)   EN 
  • NGL - Nuclear Guardianship Library (US)   EN 
  • NUREG/BR-0216 - Radioactive Waste (US)   EN 
  • "Our Radioactive Waste Site" (US)   EN 
  • PBS Frontline - Nuclear Reaction (US)   EN 
  • Perline's Nuclear Site (France)   FR 
  • Radioactive Decay Calculator (Canada)   EN 
  • Radioactivity in Nature (US)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste Management - Status & Trends - Number 3 (IAEA)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste Management - Status & Trends - Number 4 (IAEA)   EN 
  • Sierra Club Nuclear Waste Task Force (US)   EN 
  • sparking reaction (UK)   EN 
  • Strategic Areas in Radioactive Waste Management (NEA)   EN 
  • The Waste Place Web (US)   EN 
  • Tout nucléaire : une exception française (France)   FR 
  • Urban Sustainability (Canada)   EN 

    Nuclear safety

  • Accident Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants with Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (IAEA)   EN 
  • AERMON - Asia Environmental Radiation Monitoring Network (South Korea)   EN 
  • CENSEE - Centre for nuclear safety for central & eastern europe (International)   EN 
  • Coordinet (IAEA)   EN 
  • Determining the Quality of Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Applications in Nuclear Power Plants (IAEA)   EN 
  • DSSNET - Decision support systems for off-site nuclear emergency management (EU)   EN 
  • Ex-USSR Nuclear Technologies (Russia)   EN 
  • International Nuclear Safety Center (US)   EN 
  • International Nuclear Safety Program (US)   EN / RU 
  • Method for Developing Arrangements for Response to a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency (IAEA)   EN 
  • NAS Radiation Education Project (US)   EN 
  • NRC Plant Status Reports (US)   EN 
  • NRC Regulatory Enforcement (US)
  • Nuclear Safety Culture (US)   EN 
  • Nuclear Safety in Central Europe & the New Independent States (International)   EN 
  • Nuclear Safety Review for the Year 2002 (IAEA)   EN 
  • NuSafe (IAEA)   EN 
  • NWTRB - Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (US)   EN 
  • OKLO Natural Fossil Fission Reactors in Gabon (Australia)   EN 
  • Open Spatial Decision Making (UK)   EN 
  • OSART Guidelines - 2005 Edition (IAEA)   EN 
  • Radioactive waste at Russian naval bases (Norway)   EN / RU / NO 
  • RasaNet Radiation & Waste Safety Programs (IAEA)   EN 
  • RODOS - Real-time On-line DecisiOn Support System for Nuclear Emergency Management (EU)   EN 
  • Russian International Nuclear Safety Center (Russia)   EN 
  • Seismic Design & Qualification for Nuclear Power Plants (IAEA)   EN 

    Other resources

  • PELLRAD (US)   EN 
  • Proposition One anti-nuclear web sites list (US)   EN 
  • Perline (France)   FR 
  • Site-Gamma (France)   FR 
  • The Virtual Nuclear Tourist (US)   EN 
  • Todd's Atomic Homepage (US)   EN 
  • The Virtual Repository Database (UK)   EN 
  • Walkabout (Australia)   EN 


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