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Nuclear watchdog admits additional errors in radiation forecast maps

Deputy Secretary-General Hideka Morimoto, left, and other officials of the Nuclear Regulation Authority apologize for additional errors in radiation forecast maps on Nov. 6. (Shingo Kuzutani) via The Asahi Shimbun / November 7, 2012 / Japan's new nuclear industry watchdog acknowledged addi ...

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U.S. DoD Releases Radiation Registry for Troops in Japan

Staff Sgt. Kevin Rivera, Air Force Radiation Assessment Team, checks a servicemember for radiation at Onahama port, Fukushima Prefecture, March 29. by Seth Robson / via Stars and Stripes / September 5, 2012 / U.S. personnel experienced elevated levels of radiation from the Fukushima Dai-ic ...

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Radioactive strontium from Fukushima disaster found in 10 prefectures

via The Asahi Shimbun / July 25, 2012 / Radioactive strontium-90 from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has been detected for the first time in 10 prefectures outside Miyagi and Fukushima, the science ministry said July 24. The highest reading was in Ibaraki Prefecture and ne ...

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Volunteer group creating radiation reading database

via SecurityManagement.com / June 19, 2012 / After the earthquake and tsunami that damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, Sean Bonner and many others recognized a need for publicly available, accurate, and detailed radiation data. He used the online fundraising Web site Kickstarter to he ...

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via RussiaToday / March 23, 2012 / It's emerged that at the height of Japan's nuclear crisis last March, the authorities in Fukushima concealed radiation data vital to safely evacuate people from that area. Japan has a computer system designed to predict the spread of radioactive releases. ...

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Wet Deposition of Fission-Product Isotopes to North America from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Incident

via Environmental Science & Technology Gregory A. Wetherbee†*, David A. Gay‡, Timothy M. Debey§, Christopher M.B. Lehmann‡, and Mark A. Nilles † U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Branch of Quality Systems, Mail Stop 401, Bldg. 95, Box 25046, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, Colora ...

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Atmospheric dispersion of radionuclides from the Fukushima-Daichii nuclear power plant

via CEREA: Atmospheric dispersion of radionuclides from the Fukushima-Daichii nuclear power plant CEREA, joint laboratory École des Ponts ParisTech and EdF R&D Victor Winiarek, Marc Bocquet, Yelva Roustan, Camille Birman, Pierre Tran Map of ground deposition of caesium-137 for the Fukush ...

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