Nuclear Energy Agency Online Bulletin
Covers new material for July & August 2002
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The September bulletin covers the following items:
New publicationsPublications on sale can be ordered at the OECD bookshop: http://www.oecd.org/bookshop/.
Reactors with Innovative Fuels
Use of Thermodynamic Databases in Performance Assessment
2001: Resources, Production and Demand
Energy and the Kyoto Protocol
The World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 26 August - 4 September 2002 targeted energy as one of the five focal points for discussion. More information on the NEA's participation in the summit is available at http://www.oecd-nea.org/02-09-ndd.html.
The CSNI Working Group on Risk Assessment (WGRISK) recently issued the report "The use and development of probabilistic safety assessment in NEA member countries" [NEA/CSNI/R(2002)18]. This report describes the current status of member country PSA programmes.
A new edition of the "International Handbook of Nuclear
Criticality Safety Benchmark Experiments" has just been published.
This new edition includes new and revised experimental evaluations
as well as an enhanced version of the Database for the International
Handbook of Evaluated Criticality Safety Benchmark Experiments
(DICE). Available free in CD-ROM format, the publication can be
obtained by completing the order form at http://www.oecd-nea.org/science/wpncs/icsbep.
Computer program services
A page listing all new programs in the last 12 months can be found at http://www.oecd-nea.org/dbprog/cpsnew.html. Detailed news concerning the computer program service is available at: http://www.oecd-nea.org/dbprog/Newsletter/Whatsnew.htm.
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