Notes from the road: Safecasting Iceland and France

Gullfoss, Iceland

Gullfoss, Iceland

During a recent family visit to Iceland and France this July, I took my bGeigie along, and in the course of a few weeks, this has allowed me to send about 50,000 measurements to the Safecast database, during …

Pointcast Rollout, Part 2: Iitate Village


Above: The Pointcast installation in Iitate is at Iitate Farms, in Nodegami hamlet.

(This is the second in a multipart series about the Pointcast realtime radiation sensor system. Part 1, which describes the technical aspects of the system, can be

50 million data points!

This week Safecast hit a major milestone, reaching 50 million data points in our radiation measurement database. We hit the 40 million mark just last January, which means we’re logging close to two million data points a month now. …

Pointcast Rollout, Part 1

Above: The Safecast team with the new Pointcast realtime radiation monitor in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture.

While the bGeigie and mobile radiation monitoring have been the major focus of Safecast for some time, we have also steadily been building, testing, and …

Safecast Visits Washington DC

Last month, thanks to coordination and support from the NRDC and N*Squared, several of us were lucky enough to visit Washington DC during the week of the Nuclear Security Summit for a series of presentations and meetings about what we’ve …