Category Archives: Environment

From Fukushima

I am in Fukushima today, in the City of Koriyama for a Safecast Conference. I have traveled here with Safecast people, who have been monitoring the environment for radiation contamination, and posting the data on the internet since 3.11. When you …

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Radiation Detection in the News

Radiation Detection is not generally a subject of much interest in the popular media, except during major events such as the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns of March 2011, Chernobyl May 1986, Three Mile Island March 1979.   Today, news of radioactive …

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Update on Surferʻs Beach Radioactivity and a Message from California Office of Emergency Services

Opinions expressed in this article reflect only the authorʻs viewpoint. Earlier blogposts here identified elevated radiation levels at Surferʻs Beach in Half Moon Bay as “not from Fukushima.”  After a trip to the site and further analysis, I stand by …

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