[ RadSafe ] Scientists: Test West Coast for Fukushima radiation

Roger Helbig rwhelbig at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 05:43:13 CDT 2014

The park rangers should be sending them to Ken Buesseler at Woods Hole
Oceanographic Institution.  He is testing for Cs-134 because of its
relatively short about 2 year half-life.  His website is

Roger Helbig

On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 9:59 PM, Joel C. <cehn at aol.com> wrote:
> USA Today has a piece on Fukushima contamination.  Here's a sample:
> "In Oregon, state park rangers take quarterly samples of surf water and sand at three locations along the coast. The water is analyzed for Cesium 137 and iodine 131. Both of those already exist in the ocean at low levels from nuclear testing decades ago."
> Boy, that I-131 is sure persistent!
> --- Joel I. Cehn
> joelc at alum.wpi.edu
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