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 …

The bGeigie Diaries: Tokyo to Fukushima after the disaster

Kiki at the Mori Kids’ Mirai Summer Camp Workshop on radiation, Tokyo, August, 2017.

If there was a list of unsung Safecast heroes, Kyoko ‘Kiki’ Tanaka would be one of the first names on it. Kiki has been a core

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 …

Bodega Marine Lab radiation sensor is back online!

TL;DR;  The Safecast realtime seawater radiation sensor at Bodega Bay, CA, has been repaired. The realtime feed is here. For more details, read on!

Though ocean scientists have been monitoring the levels of radionuclides in the ocean for decades, …