Radiation Monitoring in Fukushima

Photo | 8 January, 2013

A Greenpeace radiation field monitoring team led by Heinz Smital, Greenpeace Germany Radiation Protection Advisor, checks contamination levels in Fukushima city, 60km from the site of the March 2011 triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Here a Thermo Personal Radiation Detector is being used to measure 3.90 uSv/h close to surface level, in a ditch next to a school.10/16/2012