- This site contains a Department
of Energy (DOE) database with technical information about nuclear
plants around the world. There is also information on reactor
materials and links to other DOE facilities.
- The NRC site provides useful
information about facilities in the United States including
descriptions and drawings of plant systems. The NRC also
maintains a public document room which provides information about
licensing actions for the U.S. power plants. Information is
provided about nuclear safety questions. You can also obtain
information about nuclear plant performance on a daily basis from
the various listservers provided by the NRC.
- The American Nuclear Society is
the nuclear engineering and industry professional organization.
The ANS sponsors seminars throughout the year on a variety of
nuclear-related topics. A number of the student university
branches stronglt support nuclear public education efforts on the
- For information about using
nuclear fission for other applications, be sure to visit this
site. Mr. Adams has provided a very good background source.
- A trade association of users of
radioactive materials from the Appalachian States Compact
(Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia) who support
safe, effective and efficient management and disposal of LLRW
(low-level radioactive waste). This site also has a good set of
links, including several Mid-Atlantic nuclear utilities and the American Nuclear Science Teachers Association.
- The Electric Power Research
Institute delivers the science and technology to make the
generation, delivery, and use of electricity affordable,
efficient, and environmentally sound. Created by U.S electric
utilities in 1973, EPRI is one of America's oldest and largest
- Micro-Simulation Technology
started in 1985. This company has specialized in developing
PC-based software that simulates the performance of nuclear power
plants. The software is used for education and research,
engineering analysis, probablistic safety assessment and
emergency planning in seventeen countries.
- The National Science Foundation
contracted with the University of Wisconsin, a premier education
institution in nuclear research, to develop an on-line curriculum
to provide accurate information about the effects of radiation.
- Students and staff of the Thomas Jefferson High School for
Science and Technology and the New Plymouth High School have put
together a very informative site the deals with nuclear physics,
the science that forms the basis for the development of nuclear
power. This site also deals with the pros and cons of nuclear
energy and offers the opportunity to participate in a forum.
- Dr. John McCarthy of
Stanford has provided these very good summaries on a number of
the major questions and concerns that arise regarding nuclear
- PVEP provides a gateway to a
number of very informative nuclear power and electric utility
sites. If you are interested in nuclear plant emergency planning
and preparedness, this is an excellent site to visit. If you have
a side interest in Windows NT, you can find some very useful
information at PVEP's page devoted to MS Windows NT Sites.
- This site, maintained by the
University of Michigan Student Chapter of the Health Physics
Society and Bruce Busby, contains an excellent set of links to
anything you would want to know about radiation and health
physics - studies, regulations, risk, professional organizations,
- Other Sites with Lots of Links
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Gonyeau, P.E.. The Virtual Nuclear
Tourist. All rights reserved. Revised: March 15, 2001.