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Further Analysis on 2011 Alaska Contaminantion, Where is it now? The real question

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Further Analysis on 2011 Alaska Contaminantion, Where is it now? The real question

stock here: below is an "article" a review of one of my comments, and done by some guys that were purportedly involved in just recently reassuring California that all was safe.    My comments are highlighted in yellow, after the fact, to express my opinion.

The bottom line....Fukushima had the same impact from 2000 miles away, that a large nuclear bomb would have going off at ground zero.    Read it, hard to believe, but true.   They did in fact have three large nuclear bombs go off here, so the comparison is easy, and unusual in the ability to make the comparison.    Sheesh, bombs just have like 16 pounds of uranium and plutonium.    Fukushima had over 200,000 lbs.   

And the source study and the charts that I pulled out are right here on my original post.
 http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2014/01/cd134-cs137-ratio-and-food-chain-in.html

From

 http://blog.safecast.org/2014/01/radiation-on-california-beaches/

 

Taking further review of "stock" post on Alaska radiation study

 http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.com/2014/01/cd134-cs137-ratio-and-food-chain-in.html

 

azby says:

January 6, 2014 13:48

 –The Alaska nuclide test report Stock pointed out is very informative, and I urge people to read the whole thing, and to find out more about the monitoring that has been being done there since 1965. Amchitka was the site of several underground nuclear tests; the neighboring island of Adak is used as a “control” to which nuclide levels can be compared.
More info here:
http://www.lm.doe.gov/Amchitka/Sites.aspx
Report link:
http://www.lm.doe.gov/Amchitka/S08833_Biological_Monitoring.pdf
Brief fact sheet:
http://www.lm.doe.gov/Amchitka/AmchitkaBioResults.pdf
The 2011 monitoring season came 3 months after the start of the Fukushima disaster. As the report notes (section 9.0):

“The results imply that Dolly Varden, rockweed, and to a lesser extent, Irish lord appear to contain a significant cesium isotope signature from Fukushima Dai-ichi. ……
… Observations of Fukushima-derived fallout impacting on this region are supported by findings of elevated levels of 134Cs (and 137Cs) in lichen and soil collected from both the Adak and Amchitka regions.”
So there’s no doubt that Fukushima nuclides made it to the Aleutians, and yes, they also made it to CA and elsewhere. The important question is “In what concentrations?” And, “How can we find out how much we got, and where it is?” The Amchitka tests focus on lichen because it’s one of the greatest biological concentrators of Cs. The levels in lichen are regularly hundreds or thousands of times higher than what’s found in the soil beneath them. Amazing creatures, and somewhat like mushrooms in this regard. In arctic regions, species like reindeer feed on the lichen, which contributes to high contamination levels in their flesh which persists for decades. It’s worth pointing out, however, that caribou in northern Canada, for instance, show eye-openingly high levels of internal contamination from natural radionuclides as well, particularly Po210, and people who have relied on them as a food source for centuries had high internal contamination themselves even before the nuclear era because of it.
They tested fish, seaweed, and other marine species caught off Amchitka and Adak for Cs137, Am241, U234, 235, and 238, and Pu239 and 240at the same time, and came up with less than 1 Bq/kg of Cs in the highest sample, which was mussels. Table 15 shows that samples from the Irish Sea are much higher, up to around 11 Bq/kg. All this is just for context
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I agree that there are good reasons to do more monitoring right about now, and not wait until 2016. And no good reason not to do more testing in CA as well.
Anyway, we’ve established that Fukushima contamination was clearly detectable in Alaskan lichen in the sumer of 2011. But how did that compare to before the Fukushima disaster? A look at table 40 (it’s posted on the website Stock linked to) gives a very good idea:

In table 40: Cs137 in lichen
1970-71 Clam lake range 8000-27000 pCi/kg (300-1000 Bq/kg) (stock --after three massive atomic bombs were set off on the island)
1971-79 Clam lake range 1500-67000 pCi/kg (55-2479 Bq/kg) (stock --after the three atomic bombs were set off on this island, the radiation in lichens tripled after the first initial dosing, and then lasted for a decade)
1997 Amchitka range 64-74 pCi/kg (2.3-2.7 Bq/kg)
2011 Amchitka range 1890-7120 pCi/kg (70-263 Bq/kg) (stock--after Fukushima)

STOCK--So Fukushima, 2000 miles away caused a radiation level about 1/4 of what three direct atomic bombs would do at ground zero.   Look at the blue highlights above.   Think about that now.)  
The point being that while Cs levels in 2011 had increased compared to 1997 due to Fukushima, they were still lower than anytime between 1970-79, due to nuclear testing.  (Stock --due to direct bombing of the island the tests were conducted on, not at all a fair comparison!)
Stock Here-- This reviewer is kind of pretending that the high rates at Clam lake  are due to overall world wide nuclear testing "fallout".    Clam lake is in the Anchitka Island which was not receiving just worldwide nuclear fallout, but was the actual site of several direct nuclear bomb tests.  

Here is some background
 http://inthesetimes.com/projectcensored/stclair2317new.html

Amchitka Island sits at the midway point on the great arc of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, less than 900 miles across the Bering Sea from the coast of Russia. Amchitka, a spongy landscape of maritime tundra, is one of the most southerly of the Aleutians. The island's relatively temperate climate has made it one of the Arctic's most valuable bird sanctuaries, a critical staging ground for more than 100 migratory species, as well as home to walruses, sea otters and sea lions. Off the coast of Amchitka is a thriving fishery of salmon, pollock, haddock and halibut.
  All of these values were recognized early on. In 1913, Amchitka was designated as a national wildlife refuge by President William Howard Taft. But these ecological wonders were swept aside in the early '60s when the Pentagon and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) went on the lookout for a new place to blow up H-bombs. Thirty years ago, Amchitka was the site of three large underground nuclear tests, including the most powerful nuclear explosion ever detonated by the United States.

Back to the Review
And this is one of the points: outside of the most contaminated parts of Fukushima itself, the fallout from this disaster was much less than that from the nuclear testing period. (stock here---from the nuke testing of 3 bombs on one island, including the largest nuke bomb ever set off by the USA, and they are comparing that to contamination from the Fukushima over 2000 miles away--stock out) That doesn’t make it alright, and we’re not saying bomb test fallout was ok either. In fact as a society we’re still trying to understand what the health effects from testing were.

From our point of view, as a group of people very committed to characterizing and measuring the contamination in order to help people make well-informed decisions regarding their health and well-being, the more we understand about how this compares with past radioactive releases and their effects, the better our decisions and choices will be.

 

Source: http://nukeprofessional.blogspot.fr/2014/01/further-analysis-on-2011-alaska.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Chugiakian's curator insight, January 11, 2014 12:20 PM

The need for current, and ongoing testing is needed now!

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21 écolos anglais humilient EDF qui voulait les saigner - Rue89

21 écolos anglais humilient EDF qui voulait les saigner - Rue89 | French nuke skullduggery: Stress test Fails edited out | Scoop.it
Quand EDF a des gaz..nauséabonds

"EDF s’incline face aux écolos. Après avoir réclamé près de 6 millions d’euros à des militants écologistes qui avaient campé au sommet de deux cheminées de la centrale de Nottinghamshire (propriété d’EDF), en Angleterre, la compagnie renonce, sous les huées de l’opinion publique."
"Si une telle poursuite semble sévère, elle serait tout à fait possible en France. En 2009, EDF, en association avec Bouygues et Solétanche, avait poursuivi Greenpeace pour avoir occupé le chantier de la centrale nucléaire de Flamanville (Manche). Les accusant de « violation de domicile », « entrave à la liberté du travail » et « opposition à des travaux publics et d’intérêt public », ils leur réclamaient 516 000 euros de dommages et intérêts."

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Comment EDF va prolonger la durée de vie des réacteurs nucléaires

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AU SECOURS !!!
Le groupe a présenté en CCE les défis du projet. Un programme d’investissement de 50 milliards d’euros. L’organisation du travail sera cruciale.
C’est un cap symbolique. Mi-septembre, EDF a présenté pour la première­ fois en comité central d’entreprise (CCE) son projet de «grand carénage». Ce programme de maintenance lourde doit être réalisé ces dix prochaines années pour répondre aux nouvelles règles de sûreté post-Fukushima et, surtout, espérer prolonger la durée de vie des 58 réacteurs nucléaires jusqu’à soixante ans, contre quarante aujourd’hui.
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How to build a sailboat Autopilot — Sailing in the Mediterranean

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I interview Jack Edwards and we discuss how to build a sailboat Autopilot using the Arduino micro controller, A DIY arduino autopilot project
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How-to Install Ubuntu on Allwinner A80 Powered pcDuino8 and A80 OptimusBoard

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Last month, pcDuino released Android 4.4 and Ubuntu images for pcDuino8 board powered by Allwinner A80 octa core processor, and since it’s the same board layout as A80 OptimusBoard, I decoded...

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28.500 conteneurs de déchets radioactifs au large de la Hague ! | ActuWiki

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Après l ‘ACRO qui à découvert 110 Bqs/l de tritium dans l’eau de mer au large de la Hague ce sont maitenant les Allemands qui viennent d’en rajouter une couche par l’intermédiaire de leur magazine SPIEGEL ON LINE  , qui indique que pas moins de 28 500 fûts de matières radioactives ont été immergées par les Anglais dans les années 50/60 au large de nos cotes. En effet selon un rapport d’enquête publié par ce magazine, la SWR allemande de radiodiffusion publique a envoyé un drone télécommandé sous-marin dans les profondeurs du Channel, où ils ont découvert deux fûts de déchets nucléaires à une profondeur de 124 mètres (406 pieds) à quelques kilomètres des côtes françaises. - See more at: http://actuwiki.fr/nucleaire/34868/#sthash.XSGyUjJr.MOqc2ll1.dpuf


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Le compteur Linky pourrait faire gonfler les factures d’électricité

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Un rapport de l’association de consommateurs UFC-Que choisir prévient que 15 millions de foyers pourraient être pénalisés par son déploiement. Ils devront payer un abonnement plus cher, ainsi que des frais à ERDF. Ce dernier conteste les calculs de l’UFC.

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Résistances & Alternatives 's curator insight, September 24, 2013 12:45 PM

bin quoi, faut financer le grand carénage !!

erdf, filiale 100% edf....