About the Author
Boris Faybishenko is a scientist in the Hydrogeology Department of the Earth Sciences Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His research focuses on environmental protection, bioremediation, natural attenuation, long-term monitoring of contaminated areas, and optimization of coupled energy-water systems under present-day and future climatic conditions. He has authored and co-authored about 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 11 books and book chapters, 80 abstracts of scientific presentations, more than 50 reports, and 8 patents.
Thomas Nicholson is the Senior Technical Advisor at the Office of Nuclear Regulatory research in the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Vyacheslav Shestopalov is an academician in Geology and Mineralogy at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU) and is the Director of Radio-Environmental Center of NAS of Ukraine. He is also the Deputy Director for Science at the Institute of Geological Sciences in NASU. His current research focuses on the evaluation of protectability and vulnerability of major drinking groundwater horizons within northwestern part of the Dnieper artesian basin in Russia.
Alexander Bohuslavsky is the Director of Radioecological Centre, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Deputy Director of the Institute of Geological Sciences, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He is a member of the American Institute of Hydrology (AIH), Hydrotechnical Section of Scientific-Technical Council of Ministry of Energetics of Ukraine, and he also serves on the permanent Commission on Minimisation of Consequences of Chernobyl Accident, and on the Presidium of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine as the Vice-Chairman.
Vladimir Bublias is a Senior Scientist in Hydrogeology at the Radioecological Center in the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.