(ôs'kärs-hä`mən), city (1990 pop. 17,790), Kalmar co., SE Sweden, a seaport on the Kalmarsund (an arm of the Baltic Sea); chartered 1856. Manufactures of this industrial center include processed copper, paper, and machinery.
Slunga, "Earthquake activity in Sweden: study in connection with a proposed nuclear waste repository in Forsmark or Oskarshamn," SKB Rapport R-06-67, 2006, http://www.skb.se/upload/publications/pdf/R06-67.pdf.
Gothia Power's 28 power system experts work out of offices in Gothenburg, Malmo, Vasteras and Oskarshamn. The company offers advanced analysis and measurements for power production, power transmission and power consumption.
The Swedish nuclear regulator has recommended that the operators of four reactors that will shut earlier than planned - Oskarshamn units 1 and 2 and Ringhals 1 and 2 - should pay higher waste fees to ensure the country's nuclear waste fund is sufficient.