The Crisis of a Paradigm. A methodological interpretation of Tohoku and Fukushima catastrophe

@inproceedings{Lacassin2016TheCO,
  title={The Crisis of a Paradigm. A methodological interpretation of Tohoku and Fukushima catastrophe},
  author={Robin Lacassin and Sylvain Lavelle},
  year={2016}
}
The 2011 Japanese disaster often presented as a 'new Chernobyl' accumulated the effects of earthquake, tsunami and of the subsequent nuclear accident at Fukushima. In the light of this disaster, we review methodological reasons both from geophysical and philosophical perspectives that lead the scientific and technological communities to flawed conclusions, prime cause of the disaster. The origin of the scientific mistake lies in several factors that challenge a dominant paradigm of seismology… CONTINUE READING
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