Safecast Drives as of May 29

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The team at Keio University’s ‘Scanning The Earth’ project as plotted every single data point that we’ve collected on our mobile drives onto one single map. They have close up and zoomed out JPGs of the entire thing, as …

Safecasting Aizu

Safecasting Aizu

On May 22nd, Safecast teammembers Hiroshi Yoshino and Pieter Franken drove to Aizu with bGeigies to measure the radiation levels. The measurements recorded were overall low which is great news for the residents of the area. Our team met up …

bGeigie Ninja, a new and improved bGeigie

NetRAD based bGeige Ninja

The original bGeigie design dictated that a self contained radiation sensor would be attached to a laptop and a GPS device and data would be logged and recorded through that. This system worked but required a lot of hardware. At …

Radiation Measurement Experiment

Here is a little video of Safecast team members Kalin Kozhuharov and Pieter Franken in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture demonstrating some radiation measurement and filtering methods we’re using in Japan. The video is about 20 minutes but runs through many examples …

Safecasting with Keio University

As you may recall we’ve been working with a team from Keio University and recently equipped them with one of our bGeigie mobile sensor units. Over several days they drove through Fukushima, Iitate and Minami-soma documenting the radiation levels and …

Safecasting Iwaki

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IwakiAs you know, over the last few weeks our team of Tokyo based volunteers have been taking regular trips north with mobile bGeigie rigs to monitor and record radiation data. We wanted to show more behind the scenes from those …

Volunteer field report: Kiki

RDTN Probe 0010 Japan [Kiki Tanaka reached out to us and offered to help take readings. We set her up with a geiger counter and some instructions and asked that she report back what she found. This is the the first report from her.] …