Thursday, April 26, 2012

Cesium in Sea 100X Pre-3/11 Levels 600 km From Fukushima

Asahi: Radioactive cesium spread 600 km in waters off Fukushima

"...scientists said, in amounts that reached 100 times pre-accident levels." 

Fukushima nuclear pollution in sea was world's worst: French institute. Japan Today Oct. 28, 2011 -  
Ken Buesseler, a scientist at Massachusetts’s Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, told the paper that Fukushima was by far the largest accidental release of radioactive material into ocean waters—exceeding, by a magnitude of 100, the Chernobyl contamination of the Black Sea. (cited in Alex Roslin
Some background on Cesium Reporting in Japan
Fukushima Diary Reported 4/15/2012 that the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) admitted that their monitoring data of sea water and ground near Fukushima were inaccurate, reporting 20% lower than actual

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