bGeigies on Webmap


bGeigie + Webmap

Every drive by Safecast volunteers tells a story.  Hopefully an exciting and highly radioactive one.  But in any case, we’ve added tools to help you visualize and share these efforts to the Safecast webmap.

What’s new …

Development: Real-Time Interpolation


Real-Time Interpolation:
A Powerful and Unique Tool
 – Overview and Upcoming Improvements – 


Above: Measurements vs. Interpolation. Left: Actual measurement data points. Right: Interpolation of those points using the Safecast app.


Above: Enabling IDW in the Safecast app for OS

Safecast OS X App Now Available


Mac OS X users are in for a treat with the release of our native desktop client. Available now in the app store. Hand built with with love by Safecaster Nick Dolezal, the official Safecast app brings our extensive …

Updated Safecast Webmap!


Since the unfortunate demise of our GeoSense map platform we haven’t had recent visualization of Safecast data available to web users. Last week Safecast volunteer Nick Dolezal (mastermind behind the Safecast iOS app) tried out an experiment and it …

Safecasting Iraq: Open Data to Open Doors


Last month I was invited to facilitate some data visualization workshops at the Peace Tech camps in Erbil Iraq. One of the NGO’s I was working with was attempting to visualize a study to raise awareness about the issue of …

Over 46 Countries!


Safecaster Lionel Bergeret has been keeping track of how Safecast is covering the globe, and produced this quick map to show where we’ve been, and where we still need to go. This map was generated after we added data from …

Current Fukushima Exclusion Zone Map

As you may have heard the exclusion (evacuation) zone around the Fukushima Daiichi plant continues to be adjusted to allow people into areas with lower radiation levels, and move them out of areas with higher levels. There has been no …

Alternate visualization – frequency of samples


The magi behind all things iOS in Safecast Land, Nick Dolezal, is working hard on the new version of the Safecast app (which will allow on demand refreshing of the map data) decided to whip up these alternate visualizations of …

Safecast iOS App Updated

A massive update to the iOS app just went live in the app store. If you don’t have it already you can download it here. In addition to the full Safecast database, there are new map layers showing natural …

The GeoSense Map Platform

Along with Tony DeVincenzi, MIT Media Lab student Samuel Luescher developed the GeoSense mapping platform to help solve many of the problems we were having visualizing our data set. Samuel recently gave a short presentation about the platform that shows …