HELLO BIKINI !

Dr. Buesseler with his nano on the beach at Bikini.

Above: Dr. Buesseler on the beach at Bikini. We recently got some unique uploads from Bikini and Enewetak Atolls, courtesy of Dr. Ken Buesseler, of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Dr. Buesseler is a leading oceanographer studying the spread and effects of radioactive…

(日本語) 白鴎大学でセーフキャスティング

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New FAQ page added: Openness and Data Access

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We’ve added a new FAQ page about Openness and Data Access SAFECAST tries to set an example of openness in how we gather and present our data, and try to demonstrate what the wider benefits of easy access to open data are for society…

25 million!

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Today SAFECAST got our Christmas present, a data upload which pushed our database over 25 million data points! It took us about 5 months to go from 15 million in Feb of this year to 20 million in July, and another 5 months to…

Safecast Seaweed Collection Feasibility Study

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It is known that much of the radiation from the Fukushima incident — about 80% — went into the ocean, and while this would appear to be good for land dwellers, what is not known for certain is how much of that radiation is…

bGeigie Nano Workshop Kobe

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Safecast participated in the Kobe IT Festival 2014, which was held on November 28 and 29 at the Design and Creative Center Kobe (KIITO). With the support and cooperation of Eyes, Japan Co., Ltd., Safecast held a two-day workshop: on the first day attendees…

bGeigie Nano workshops on opposite sides of the world

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Above: Workshop participants building their Nanos at Av-Lab in Strasbourg. SAFECAST had another first this past weekend: simultaneous bGeigie Nano workshops on opposite sides of the world. Specifically, on Saturday Oct. 25, teams of people were building Nanos in both Taiwan and France. In…

SAFECAST fundraiser in Tokyo, Nov. 4, 2014

Come spend an evening with SAFECAST! As many who have been following Safecast know, our funding has come primarily from crowdfunding efforts like Kickstarter and GlobalGiving, and occasional grants from philanthropies such as the Knight Foundation. This is in addition, of course, to the…

Drive of the Month: Safecasting Daiichi again (and again…)

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Above: The Safecast Mac OSX app app map zoomed into the Fukushima Daiichi area after the most recent upload of data from inside the plant boundaries. The OSX and iOS maps allow the color scale to be adjusted to more easily differentiate either very…

Safecast OS X App Now Available

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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 dataset (over 21 million datapoints!)…