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ISP NPP Specialists Work Trip to China

   Technical visit to China of the group of specialists of the Department for Remotely Controlled Complexes and Technologies consisting of Andrii Sadovnikov, Oleksandr Proskurin, Andrii Bulatov, Yurii Lytvyn, Roman Samodelok, Oleh Kyryliuk was held from July 20 to August 17, 2019, within the framework of international cooperation between the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP of the NAS of Ukraine and Chinese company Qingdao Xianchu Energy Development Group Company. During the visit to experimental plant Qingdao Xianchu Energy Development jointly with Chinese engineers experimental model for retrieval of detectors…

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Drilling and Equipment of Observation Holes at the Territory of Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Facility

  Works on scientific and technical maintenance of drilling and equipment of observation holes for organization of radioecological monitoring at the territory of interim spent nuclear fuel dry storage facility (ISF-2) are implemented by specialists of the ISP NPP of the NAS of Ukraine within the frameworks of agreement with SSE “Chornobyl NPP”. The work is to substantiate the network of observation holes: structures, depth and location. To substantiate the system of observations forecast of changes in radioecological conditions of ISF-2 site was carried out using mathematical modeling in the…

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Participation of ISP NPP Scientists in the 10th International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Applications

  The 10th International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Applications (ICEEA 2019) was held on June 25-28, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Conference is a forum for the presentation of new achievements and research results in the field of theoretical, experimental and applied environmental engineering. The conference was organized by the Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (HKCBEES) and the Czech Technical University in Prague.     The conference was attended by leading researchers, engineers and scientists from more than 10 countries from around the world. The topics of…

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International Conference Ukrainian Nuclear Forum-2019: Nuclear Energy – State and Trends of Development

   International Conference “Ukrainian Nuclear Forum-2019: Nuclear Energy – State and Trends of Development” devoted to the 10th anniversary of Association “Ukrainian Nuclear Forum” was held on July 3–4, 2019 at the “Premier Palace” hotel, Kyiv. Association “Ukrainian Nuclear Forum” and Public Organization “Ukrainian Nuclear Society” organized the event. The following issues were discussed at the Conference: Current status, problems and prospects for the further development of nuclear energy in the world and in Ukraine with a view of demands for low-carbon development to overcome the climate change problem. Modern trends…

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Specialists Discussed State and Future of Chornobyl NPP Cooling Pond

  The Workshop on ecological consequences of Chornobyl NPP cooling pond decommissioning was held on July 2-3, 2019 at the initiative of Chornobyl NPP and Institute of Hydrobiology of the NAS of Ukraine with the participation of the IAEA. Specialists of the Institute for Safety Problems of NPP of the NAS of Ukraine and other scientific institutions participated in the Workshop. The necessity of conducting the Workshop was caused by the need of taking the considered decision on the future of big territory of hydrotechnical structure, which underwent fundamental ecological…

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Scientific publication

Scientific articles:  Avdeev, M. V. On Nanoscale Structure of Planar Electrochemical Interfaces Metal/Liquid Lithium Ion Electrolyte by Neutron Reflectometry / M. V. Avdeev, A. A. Rulev, E. E. Ushakova, Y. N. Kosiachkin, V. I. Petrenko, I. V. Gapon, E. Y. Kataev, V. A. Matveev, L. V. Yashina, D. M. Itkis // Applied Surface Science, 2019. – Vol. 486. – P. 287–291. – DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.04.241. Briechle, S. UAV-Based Detection of Unknown Radioactive Biomass Deposits in Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone / S. Briechle, A. Sizov, O. Tretyak, V. Antropov, N. Molitor, P. Krzystek // Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2, 163-169, 2018. – DOI: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-163-2018. Bugai, D. Practical Approach for Assessment of End-State Radiological Criteria for Remediation of Radioactively Contaminated Sites…

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Working Meeting of Japanese and Ukrainain Experts

   On 6–7 June 2019 the Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants of Ukraine’s NAS arranged a working meeting of Japanese and Ukrainian experts with the agenda of actual issues regarding mitigation of severe nuclear accidents, like those occurred at Chornobyl Unit 3 and Fukushima-1.     The meeting was attended by the following entities: Japanese National Environmental Study Institute, Ukrainian State Agency for Exclusion Zone Management (SAEZM), Institute for Safety Problems of NPP  of Ukraine’s NAS (ISP NPP), State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation…

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ІX International Scientific and Practical Conference on NPP Safety Culture

    The IX International Scientific and Practical Conference on NPP Safety Culture was held in Kiev on April 9–10, 2019. The conference was attended by the representatives of State Enterprise NNEGC “Energoatom” and Nuclear Power Plants of Ukraine, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine, the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety, the State Research Center for Emergency Response Control Systems, the Institute for Safety Problems of NPPs of the NAS of Ukraine, etc. Foreign organizations…

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Meeting Of Interdepartmental Expert Working Group On Issues Of Counteract Of Proliferation Of Mass Destruction Weapons, Terrorism And Protection Of Critical Infrastructure

   The meeting of Interdepartmental Expert Working Group on Issues of Counteract of the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Terrorism and Protection of Critical Infrastructure was held in National Institute for Strategic Studies, basic scientific and research institution of analytical predictive maintenance of the activity of the President of Ukraine on April 18, 2019 (see http://www.niss.gov.ua/news/novini-nisd/nisd-proviv-zasidannya-mizhvidomchoi-ekspertnoi-robochoi-grupi-na-temuproblemi). Representatives of Ukrainian Defense Industry “UkrOboronProm”, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Security Service of…

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Working Meeting Within THERAMIN Project Framework

  From January 15 to 18, 2019, the ISP NPP of Ukraine’s NAS resumed its participation in the project THERAMIN – Thermal treatment for radioactive waste minimisation and reduction supported by European Commission. Within this program framework, working meetings were held in the labs of VTT Technical Research Center of Finland sited in the city of Espoo, for the experts in RAW treatment area with the goal to be familiarized with work status in this area.    From our Institute these event was attended by V. O. Krasnov, Head of…

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