GEOMAR is an Ocean Research Centre in Germany. This is a video based on their research into the dispersal of Cesium 137 from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear facility into the Pacific Ocean, and the reach it will have in ten year’s time.
Also read the related artilce Model simulations on the long-term dispersal of [...]
JAIF has provided an new Environmental Effects Report, made public July 14. They have been providing reports on the environmental impacts of Fukushima since May 2011. A very good map is included in this 4 page report, showing radiation measurements found around and spanning out to an 80km zone from Fukushima Daiichi. The map source [...]
This is a news recap on soil radiation exceeding limits for the month of July 2011. Japan’s legal limit of radioactive contamination of the soil is 10,000 becquerels per kilogram. Here’s what happened back in April to re-establish a wider evacuation zone from 20km to 30km, as reported by Greenpeace after they conducted radiation measurements. [...]
Cesium-137 levels of 163,000 becquerels per kilogram of soil was detected in Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, about 40 kilometers northwest of the Fukushima plant, on March 20. That was the highest figure in the prefecture…..reference made in Asahi.com article March 26
**also note conflicting information reported on the same day, March 25, about what “Japanese [...]