Tag Archives: Radiation

New Fukushima contamination map

A new, joint U.S. – Japan aerial survey shows levels of surface radiation around the Fukushima nuclear power plant. As expected the map shows a band of fall-out north west of the site, but it also reveals high levels of … Continue reading

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Fukushima Daiichi radiation survey maps

Tepco, the Japanese power company responsible for Fukushima Daiichi has published a series of radiation survey maps of the nuclear plant and the surrounding area. According to asahi.com these are being used to monitor exposure of workers and prepare work … Continue reading

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New, Chernobyl panoramas on Yandex Maps

Yandex, the Russian web giant has released a remarkable set of 360 degree Street Panoramas in the area around Chernobyl, Ukraine. Coverage extends from roads outside the nuclear power plant to the nearby abandoned ghost town of Pripyat. Until the … Continue reading

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Fukushima’s radioactive cloud vs social networks

Another mash-up based on events following the Japan earthquake.  Webnode’s time-animated map lets you compare two sets of information: A simulation mapping the progress of the radioactive plume from the Fukushima nuclear plant, produced by ZAMG. The one we’ve seen before. A … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing radiation monitoring

Following the nuclear crisis at Fukushima Daiichi in Japan it quickly became clear there’s massive demand for unbiased and trusted radiation monitoring where people live. RDTN.org is a new Google maps based website aiming to aggregate and display such information … Continue reading

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Modelling the possible spread of radioactivity from Fukushima Dai-ichi

ZAMG, the Austrian national weather service has produced two animated GIF maps simulating the possible spread of a radioactive cloud from the Japanese nuclear power station damaged by the recent earthquake and tsunami. One showing South East Asia, the other … Continue reading

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