15 March 2011

Daughter Interviews Her Nuclear Engineer Father About Fukushima Daiichi Disaster in Japan

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Evelyn Mervine is a self-described "geologist, writer, traveler, and aspiring polyglot."  She is currently a 5th-year PhD student in the MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program and is also the daughter of a nuclear engineer.

Evelyn writes the Georneys blog, where she has been interviewing her dad, Mark Mervine, over the past few days as the troubles at the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan developed.

If you want a sober, informed discussion about the problems facing the Japanese nuclear facilities, check out Evelyn's recorded interviews:

Evelyn Mervine's Interviews with her dad, Commander Mark L. Mervine, US Navy, about the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Japan
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