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Nuclear Desalination of Sea Water Proceedings of an International Conference in Taejon, Republic of Korea, 26-30 May 1997

English STI/PUB/1025 92-0-104097-0
557 119 122.00 1998


Proceedings of a symposium on Desalination of Sea Water with Nuclear Energy organized by the IAEA and hosted by KAERI on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Korea in co-operation with the Global Technology Centre and the International Desalination Association and held in Teajon, 26-30 May 1997. The symposium provided a forum for the review of the latest technological experience, design and development of nuclear desalination systems, and their future prospects. Amongst the wide variety of topics discussed were the activities carried out by some selected organizations and institutes, the experience gained in existing nuclear desalination plants and their facilities, national and bilateral programmes, including research, design and development, forecasts for the future and the challenges that lie ahead. Contents: Opening session: Opening statements; Overviews; National programmes and activities. Panel 1: The challenges of international co-operation; Technical aspects; Desalination using nuclear, fossil and other energy sources; Opportunities for desalination systems using nuclear energy. Panel 2: Why are there not more desalination plants using nuclear energy?

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