Frame Grab from Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

Photo | 11 March, 2016

Frame grab from ROV footage on Asakaze, a Japanese research vessel chartered by Greenpeace Japan, conducts its radiation survey work off shore of Fukushima Prefecture - sea bed survey and sampling of marine sediment - with the Rainbow Warrior acting as a campaign support ship. A gamma ray spectrometer is used to measure the distribution of radioactivity discharged from the plant, and sampling and the under water videos /stills documentation are conducted by a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). All samples will be sealed upon before transport to independent laboratories in Japan and France.

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