Protection after a nuclear blast

Protection in case of a cooling failure of Japanese Nuclear Power plants after earthquake and tsunami on 2011 March 11. The first step is to survive the nuclear blast, itself. After that, you must take special precautions to protect yourself and your family from the residual dangers from the blast. The radiation from a nuclear […]

Soil Decontamination/ Phytoremediation

After man-made chemical or nuclear accidents, soil often remains contaminated with chemical substances that are dangerous to human health. In order to recover contaminated soils, chemicals can be extracted either chemically by acids or biologically by plants. The removal by plants is called, phytoremediation. In chemical cleansing the soil has to be removed and treated […]

Reconnaissance Vehicle for Atomic and Chemical Values

To answer the danger of nuclear or chemical accidents and terrorist attacks, the German Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Response (BBK) has developed a reconnaissance vehicle that can determine nuclear and chemical measurements in case of a catastrophe. The Institute for Integrated Design (IID) at the University of the Arts Bremen was assigned […]

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