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Ana Ormaechea. 3rd


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Ana Ormaechea. 3rd

  1. 1. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES REPORT Environmental health And Nuclear issues Ana Ormaechea Santi Mateos Silvia Saura
  2. 2. <ul><li>Environmental health </li></ul><ul><li>· Graphic of the environmental health </li></ul><ul><li>·Air quality </li></ul><ul><li>·Asthma </li></ul><ul><li>·Electromagnetic radiation and health and </li></ul><ul><li>graphic. </li></ul><ul><li>·Indoor air quality </li></ul><ul><li>·Lead poisoning </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear issues </li></ul><ul><li>·Nuclear power </li></ul><ul><li>·Nuclear weapons </li></ul><ul><li>·Nuclear and radiation accidents </li></ul><ul><li>* Chernobil disaster </li></ul><ul><li>*Fukushima disaster </li></ul><ul><li>· Nuclear safety </li></ul><ul><li>·High-level radioactive waste management </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Environmental health studies the atmosphere and environment that affect the health of people and animals </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Air quality: is defined as a measure of the condition of air . </li></ul>Air quality: An air quality measurement station in Edinburgh, Scotland Air Quality
  6. 7. <ul><li>Asthma is a chronic disease of the respiratory system. usually in response to one or more factors like exposure to an inappropriate environment (cold, wet or allergen). </li></ul>Asthma:is used to measure the maximum expiratory flow Asthma
  7. 8. <ul><li>Electromagnetic radiation and health: is produced by the radiation of electromagnetic waves generated by human activity </li></ul>Electromagnetic radiation and health
  8. 9. <ul><li>Indoor air quality: is a term referring to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health </li></ul>Indoor air quality
  9. 10. <ul><li>Lead poisoning: Lead poisoning is a medical condition caused by increased levels of the heavy metal lead in the body. </li></ul>Lead poisoning: An X ray demonstrating the characteristic finding of lead poisoning Lead poisoning
  10. 11. <ul><li>The power nuclear: about the controversy which has surrounded the deployment and use of nuclear fission reactors to generate electricity from nuclear fuel for civilian purposes. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Nuclear power: Proponents of nuclear for energy say is a sustainable energy source which reduces carbon emissions and can increase energy security . </li></ul>Cattenom nuclear power plant. Nuclear power
  12. 13. <ul><li>Nuclear weapons : A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion </li></ul>The mushroom cloud of the aromic bombingof Nagasaki, Japan on August 9, 1945 rose some 18 kilometers (11 miles) above the bomb's hypocenter. Nuclear weapons
  13. 14. <ul><li>Nuclear and radiation accidents: A nuclear event that has led to significant consequences to people, the environment or the facility. </li></ul>Nuclear and radiation accidents
  14. 15. <ul><li>The Chernobyl disaster (locally, Chernobyl Catastrophe) was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (officially Ukrainian SSR). It is considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Fukushima nuclear accident involves a series of incidents, such as explosions in the buildings where nuclear reactors are faults in the cooling systems or outside release of radiation as a result of the damage caused by the earthquake and tsunami, that hit northeastern Japan on the day on March 11, 2011. </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Nuclear safety: Nuclear safety covers the actions taken to prevent nuclear radiation </li></ul>Nuclear safety
  17. 18. <ul><li>High-level radioactive waste management: High-level radioactive waste management concerns management and disposal of highly radioactive materials created during production of nuclear power . </li></ul>High-level radioactive waste management Nuclear graveyard
  18. 19. Ana : From my point of view I realized that the earth is not how I thought and I will do my part to improve it. Silvia : I think that the earth would have to improve and we would have to work all to make this a better world. Santi: This work has helped me to see that even though nuclear energy power we have many bad things.
  19. 20. <ul><li>THE END </li></ul>