The research team--Virginie Sanial, Ken Buesseler, and Matthew Charette of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Seiya Nagao of Kanazawa University--hypothesize that high levels of radioactive cesium-137
released in 2011 were transported along the coast by ocean currents.
is a radioactive isotope of cesium (a soft, silvery-gold metal) that's formed by nuclear fission and potentially fatal to humans when exposed to high concentrations.
Capable of generating high energy irradiation very similar to a Cesium-137
gamma source, for irradiation of small animals for myeloablation/chimera creation.
The agency said Monday that the men were arrested in the capital, Tbilisi, while trying to sell an unspecified amount of cesium-137
FUKUSHyMA (CyHAN)- Trace amounts of Cesium-134 and Cesium-137
have for the first time been discovered in samples collected off the coast of the town of Ucluelet, located on Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia, according to scientist Ken Buesseler of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
undergoes radioactive decay with a 30-year half-life.
By late last year, there were reports that small amounts of cesium-137
had spread to the west coast of the U.
The Nuclear Regulation Authority has told TEPCO it will authorize the Fukushima plant to discharge water from within the barriers only if radiation readings are below 15 becquerels per liter for cesium-134, below 25 becquerels per liter for cesium-137
, and below 10 becquerels per liter for strontium-90 and if other radioactive substances that emit gamma rays are not present.
1 trillion becquerels of cesium-137
was released into the sea in the period between June 2011 and September 2012.
Among the topics are spatial variability of wave energy resources around the Canary Islands, the wind-driven occurrence of the marine dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense in shallow coastal water, social and economic forms of managing beaches in Croatia, developing integrated remote sensing and GIS procedures for monitoring oil spills off the Libyan coast, climate change and sea level rise impacts at ports and a consistent methodology to evaluate vulnerability and risk, and tracing fine-gained sediment transport around Tokyo Bay using cesium-124 and cesium-137
originating from Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant.
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(with a half-life of about 30 years), and cesium-134