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June 3, 2011
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to Lead Expedition to Measure Radioactive Contaminants in the Pacific Ocean

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will lead the first international, multidisciplinary assessment of the levels and dispersion of radioactive substances in the Pacific Ocean off the Fukushima nuclear power plant—a research effort funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore … Continue reading

May 21, 2011
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After Japan Nuclear Power Plant Disaster: How Much Radioactivity in the Oceans?

*National Science Foundation awards rapid-response grants to establish ocean radionuclide levels from Fukushima* Among the casualties of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan was the country’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. A result of the loss … Continue reading

March 17, 2011
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Japan Worst-case Scenario Unlikely to Cause Catastrophic Radiation Release

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— While exposed spent fuel rods at the failing nuclear reactors in Japan pose new threats, the worst-case scenario would still be unlikely to expose the public to catastrophic amounts of radiation, says a University of Michigan nuclear … Continue reading