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Mainichi Daily NewsFukushima municipality heads concerned over lifting of evacuation advisoryMainichi Daily NewsResidents dressed in clothing to protect them from radiation prepare to board a bus on Aug.
Six months after the nuclear meltdowns in Fukushima Prefecture, the public's awareness of the threat posed by radiation is entering a new phase: the realization that the biggest danger now and in the future is from contaminated soil.
Geiger Maps Jp is a web service to visualize the radiation doses in various locations registered at Pachube (patch-bay), a platform to store, share, and discover environmental data. Various timeline-views are available to compare ...
As of the end of August, a total of 101,931 residents from 12 cities, towns and villages in Fukushima Prefecture that are subject to a range of evacuation measures were forced to live outside their municipalities.
Some locations near the crippled nuclear power plant are estimated to be contaminated with accumulated radiation doses of more than 500 millisieverts a year, diminishing residents' hopes of a homecoming anytime soon.
The city of Minamisoma had the most evacuees, at 25,184, followed by the town of Namie at 20,115.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology estimates that annual radiation doses will top 20 millisieverts at 35 locations within the no-go zones.
Decontamination is also a major issue faced by affected municipalities in the emergency evacuation preparation zones.
This Sunday (11 September) marks the six-month anniversary of the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The accident has slipped from the headlines, but new data is coming out all the time. Some of the most recent findings are allowing the best comparison yet of Fukushima with Chernobyl. (...)
0.3% of the overall activity of cesium-137 released directly into the sea by the Central Fukushima Dai-ichi, estimated by IRSN in paragraph 1.3. The map in Figure 4 shows the spatial distribution of the deposit on the sea area ...
Yasushi Totoki et Shinji Hijikata / Yomiuri Shimbun
(traduction) Un nombre croissant de résidents ont exprimé leur mécontentement sur les différentes normes appliquées par le gouvernement pour désigner des sites avec des taux de radioactivité jugés élevés comme zones recommandées pour l'évacuation à l'occasion de la crise nucléaire en cours.
Présentation des informations en temps 15 heures 26 minutes 10 Septembre, 2011 Temps d'apparition Aux alentours de 22h15 le 10 Septembre, 2011 Épicentre Hors Préfecture de Fukushima Latitude 36,7 degrés de latitude nord Longitude 142,3 degrés de longitude est Profondeur 10 km Échelle Magnitude 4,5
Profondeur de 1 Fukushima South Street Village 下 松本 Tenei Tenei village Koriyama à Koriyama, Préfecture de Fukushima Nakadori