About that radioactive plume of Ru-106….

Above: The map released by IRSN on Nov. 9, 2017. Please note that it does not show the extent of the Ru-106 plume itself, but the likelihood that any of the grid points is the origin of the release.


Safecast Bay Area Network kick-off

Pieter Franken and Sean Bonner are visiting the Bay Area and will be in Palo Alto on November 2nd. We thought it would be a great occasion to organize a first informal Bay Area Safecast meetup.

Please join us for …

Data for Development

Safecast was happy to be asked by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) to contribute a case study about our project to their new publication, Case Studies on Data for Development.

The case study collection is part …

A Long Safecast Weekend

Above: Joe preps a drone for a pre-programmed flight in Tomioka.

Safecast’s work involves so much technical knowledge that our online team discussions literally run 24 hours a day. Developing and maintaining the hardware and software side is very geeky …

Q&A: Why Safecast’s Global Director Has Moved To Japan

Sean Bonner during a panel debate

Safecast’s director of global operations, Sean Bonner, is adding another entry to an already long CV: moved to Japan in August, 2017. Besides looking forward to exploring the country and sharing his passion for …

The bGeigie Diaries: Mapping Across Australia

On the road through Australia’s vast interior

Data collector: Richard Unwin

bGeigie Number: 2327 – User ID 605

Data locations: Across Australia, including around Perth, central Australia and Tasmania.

Hot Spot / Interesting Readings:  Vatican City – Rome – interesting …