Fallout Map – Deposition from the Fukushima Event. At Last.

The source for the following is:
http://blog.energy.gov/content/situation-japan/
The following information is available as a free PowerPoint document from the above website.
QUOTE:
US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & NNSA

Radiological Assessment of effects from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Publication Date April 7, 2011

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OPERATIONS SUMMARY

• Aerial Measuring Systems have totaled more than 262 flight hours in support of aerial monitoring operations
• NNSA’s Consequence Management Response Teams have collected approximately 100,000 total field measurements
taken by DOE, DoD, and Japanese monitoring assets
• 240 total air samples taken at US faciliDes throughout Japan undergoing lab analysis in the US

GUIDE TO INTERPRETATION

US radiological assessments are composed of aerial and ground measurements and indicate radiation levels from material that has settled on the ground
• Each measurement corresponds to the radiation a person receives in one hour at that location. AMS data is presented as
exposure rate 1 meter from the ground at the time the measurements occurred
• All measurements outside the Fukushima power plant site boundary are below 0.013 REM per hour – a low but not
insignificant level

ASSESSMENT

An assessment of measurements gathered through April 6 continues to
show:
• Rapid decay of deposited radiological material indicating Radioiodine is the most significant component of dose
• Radiation levels consistently below actionable levels for evacuation or relocation outside of 25 miles; and levels conDnue to decrease
• No measurable deposit of radiological material since March 19
• US bases and facilities all measure dose rates below 32 microrem/hr(32 millionths of a REM) – a level with no known health risks
• Agricultural monitoring and possible intervention will be required for several hundred square kilometers surrounding the site:
• Soil and water samples are the only definitive method to determine agricultural countermeasures
• Ground monitoring can give better fidelity to identify areas that require agricultural sampling

CONTEXT

• The Nuclear Regulatory Commission estimates that the average
American absorbs 620 mRem a year* (or 0.071 mRem/hour)
• An average transatlantic flight produces an exposure of 2.5 mRem*
• A typical chest x‐ray produces 10 mRem per image
• EPA guidelines call for public health actions if exposure exceeds 1000 mRem over 4 days
* Source: NRC: hTp://nrc.gov/images/about‐nrc/radiation/factoid2‐lrg.gif
END QUOTE

OK, we have a visual concept of the official readings. Next, compare with NGO independent monitoring. Await soil and water
analysis. Try to discerne total radionuclide mix as distinct from “significant” radionuclides. Monitor seawater contamination and travel. Watch transnational foodchain contamination.

HEALTH PHYSICS SOCIETY WEBLINKS FOR FUKUSHIMA EVENT AT:

http://hps.org/fukushima/

Hardly “zero emissions”. Not even “Low Carbon” either. IMO.

AREA OF CONTAMINATION FROM FALLOUT DEPOSITION – FUKUSHIMA VS HIROSHIMA BLACK RAIN

(Area affect contrast only. Fission product and unfissioned uranium inventory deposited by Black Rain
Hiroshima 1945 much more extensive than that deposited by Fukushima Event. According to official sources
to date at any rate.)
black rain
Source: “Uranium Isotopes in Hiroshima “Black Rain” Soil”, written by JUN TAKADA, MASAHARU HOSHI, SHOZOH SAWADA and MASANOBU SAKANOUE, was published in the “Journal of Radiation Research”, Vol.24 ,
Vo.3(1983)pp.229-236. This text is available for download at:
http://www.journalarchive.jst.go.jp/english/jnlabstract_en.php?cdjournal=jrr196
0&cdvol=24&noissue=3&startpage=229

(used with permission in text “Medicine and the Bomb: Deceptions from Trinity to Maralinga Volume 1
The Predictive Use of Pre War Medical Research by Nuclear Weapons Authorities” by P. Langley. I gratefully appreciate permission by the Journal of Radiation Research, Japan, to use this map. The issue of the outer suburbs of Hiroshima affected by the Black Rain fallout, August 1945, and therefore of the people affected, remains a controversy between survivors and the Japanese Government to this day. The Black, thick rain caused fatalities and injuries well away from the
the blast zone. This was however denied by L. Groves at the time who stated that reports of non blast deaths and radiation
sickness were “Japanese propaganda”. Apparently some in authority in Japan still believe this.)

It should be noted that the fallout deposition residue map of the Black Rain affected suburbs of Hiroshima was produced using survey data collected by the researchers in 1983. That is, 38 years after the detonation of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.

One wonders what the fallout deposition maps of the areas affected by the GE – TEPCO Fukushima Event will look like in 38, 76, 114 (etc) years from now. Worse than the first atomic bomb used in war I guess. Not clean, not green, not low carbon, not as advertised, an experiment on the population of Japan conducted de facto without consent.

No nukes for Australia.

Of course, thinking about all this, I find myself wondering which city with be city number 3 to recieve the obsence results of a nuclear weapon in war. Whatever, cities 4 to 3,004 will soon follow that. You need reactors to make plutonium bomb fuel.

The more reactors there are, the more bombs one can make. Don’t just take my word for it. Watch the West’s attitude and fears and actions toward Iran, a nation that wants, heaven forbid, a nuclear reactor. How dare it. And how dare we.
It is entirely reasonable for the West to impede Iran’s nuclear ambitions. It’s entirely reasonable to apply that same rationale to ourselves. For the same reasons. History shows that when a nation is free to do so, it will act like a criminal if it stands to gain. Particularly if the population does not, or is not allowed to, think and act as free people.

The most dangerous nuke plants are the ones run by arrogant people.


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