Safecast Drives as of May 29

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 well as a Google Earth KMZ file that you can download and explore on your own…

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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 taking photos of some of the destruction and neighborhoods. The map of those radiation readings…

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A radiation dose survey map via probe cars in Fukushima

[As part of our mission, we’ve been giving equipment to outside volunteers with the understanding they will take readings and report back. We gave one of our mobile bGeigie units to a team from Keio University. This is a guest post written by Tomoyuki Furutani of Keio University about their findings.] Keio team conducted a…

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bGeigie in motion – mobile radiation readings

Last month I blogged about our concept bGeigie, which is essentially a pair of geiger counters rigged to a car and connected to a GPS device and laptop to log the points as we drive around the country side. We’ve now completed several of these drives and have mapped out the data so it makes…

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