Contributor biographical information for Volcanic and tectonic hazard assessment for nuclear facilities / edited by, C. B. Connor, N. A. Chapman, L. J. Connor.


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Charles B. Connor is a Professor and Chairman of the Geology Department at the University of South Florida. He has worked on assessment of volcanic hazards at nuclear facilities since 1992, in association with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the Nuclear Waste Organization of Japan. These professional activities have included developing the US Nuclear Regulatory scientific program for assessment of volcanic hazards at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, chairing of the committee to develop IAEA safety guidance for nuclear power plants, and developing safety guidelines for nuclear installations in Japan. In addition, he served on the US National Research Council commission to review the US Geological Survey volcanic hazards program for the National Academy of Sciences.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nuclear power plants -- Earthquake effects.
Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.
Nuclear power plants -- Risk assessment.
Earthquake resistant design.
Volcanic hazard analysis.