Saturday, November 19, 2011

Cesium-137 Deposition Simulation Shows Extensive Ocean Contamination Even in Japan Sea

I wrote on Monday November 14 about the paper by the international team of scientists on cesium-137 deposition simulation after the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant accident, from March 20 to April 19.

In the English paper that I linked, there was a map of cesium-137 deposition simulation in much wider area of Japan, which I showed in the post.

But then, in the press release by Nagoya University (one of the scientists is from this university), I realized I should have linked the different map of cesium-137 deposition simulation on land and on the ocean. A whole lot of radioactive materials may have fallen on the ocean, the Pacific Ocean AND the Japan Sea. (Remember, this is a simulation map, not the actual measurement.)

Looking at the map, I don't think I want to eat anything from the Pacific Ocean. Or the Japan Sea. Abalone fishing just started in Iwate Prefecture.

By the way, the paper and the researchers were criticized heavily on Twitter a couple of days ago (it still continues) from other researchers in Japan. Their beef was that the researchers of the paper withheld this information from the public when it could have made the difference in determining the government policy or in alerting more people on the possibility of much wider radiation contamination. Instead, the researchers waited for the peer review in the very prestigious scientific venue (the National Academy of Sciences of the United States) to be finished and the paper published. Some say the researchers had the temerity to say in their Nagoya University press release on November 15, "We request that the information in the paper not be used to spread a new set of "baseless rumors" [on the contamination]."

Well, as we have seen, they are not alone. There have been a lot of Japanese researchers who have done what they just did, announcing what could have been the vital information after their papers got accepted by foreign peer-reviewed magazines. I personally know one, whose radiation survey result in locations in Fukushima might have made a significant difference. But the researcher is still sitting on the data (though he was careless enough to put it on his website for a long time), because his paper is being peer-reviewed.

But then there are researchers like Professor Yukio Hayakawa of Gunma University, who released the radiation contour map he created soon after the accident, to much ridicule from the establishment initially. And Professor Bin Mori of Tokyo University, who published his world-first discovery of bio-concentration of radioactive silver in spider on his personal blog, and allowed me to spread the information both in Japanese and in English so that more people know about it as soon as possible.

Well, Professors Hayakawa and Mori have the professorship, and these researchers do not. Still it is too bad that they had to put their careers before the welfare of the population in Japan.


Anonymous said...

"not the actual measurement"

True. Actual map is totally red - and spreading by the day from all the melted burbing dragons.

If that simu has anything to do "with the actual measurement", Kashiwakazi Kariwa seven melted dragons are also burping...

Not to worry, depop program is on track. These plutonium dragons are melting all over the globe as planned.

Anonymous said...

Instead of denying any problem and encouraging innocent citizens to consume irradiated substances for the good of the economy, the japanese govt should of invested massive amounts into research, testing and evacuation. Information is empowerment. Public relations exercises like decontamination and redefining the meaning of "stable, cold shutdown" are misleading. Time to pull together, forget for the moment previous humanity crimes and get a solution now! Who cares about secret research, nuclear weapons or "Japanese Pride". Use every means possible to find a solution, and allow people and the environment to at least recover, with time. Now is the time to pull together. We can do it.

Anonymous said...

But this is the solution.

The problem was overpopulation, first invented in rome by the malthusians in the 1500's...

Anonymous said...


This was revealed already here:

Radiation level ... 29x China Coast... LOL.

How many China Coast's theses folks find in Chernobyl Fallout Radiation levels; is it 0,5x China Coast's or 100.000 "CC's"?

This freshly Hillaryous new Shanghai Standard (SS) -abbreviation is - CC's - is it?

When dirty China coastal waters are taken into account -with- the ex. Japan minister Haraguchi Kazuhiro statement ("all rad. info given to public was actually 1000x more" 02.07.2011 )... ... what WAS THE ACTUAL LEVEL!? And how is it in mid Pacific? California Coast?

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Anonymous said...

My condolence to the japanese people... and god bless us:

I will never buy any sea-food from any place of our world...

kintaman said...

Any my extended family and friends think I am crazy for not allowing my family to consume any seafood. It is not worth the risk.

I see people here in North America chowing down on sushi like no tomorrow. Where do they think the seaweed, wasabi, soya sauce and fish come from?

I even tell my friends and they say "meh, a little radiation is ok. Its like an x-ray or an airplane ride. You know, you probably got more radiation when you evacuated from Japan in the plane than if you were to have stayed there.".....Ugh.

Anonymous said...

The world needs to remember that hiding a nuclear bomb in a "security camera" weighing more than 1000 lbs. placed in a nuclear reactor is an act of war. And guess who the Japanese hired to be in charge of "security"?

Anonymous said...

My guess would be faux-Israelis who turn out to be Jesuits..

Anonymous said...

What's needed is for Japanese produce to be deliberately imported into the food chain of the 1% in the US, UK, France, Israel, and any other country where these corrupt bastards believe they are immune to the radiation that is slowly killing us all.

Anonymous said...

I understand your point about these academics missing the point. Most academics by their nature are not concerned about applications of their research but just the importance of their research in terms of improving their status as "academic" researchers. I say this is baloney that that is the system that encourages navel gazing and tons of research on mostly unimportant, arcane topics. When the topic is relevant, such as in this case, the actual consequences are of secondary concern behind status, success, fame, fortune and the love of beautiful women, ha.

I tried to publish a paper in a progessive college journal in Japan which is not peer reviewed and therefore of almost zero importance, but even then the college told me the nuclear issue was too sensitive to touch. The other day a teacher told me she could not discuss the nuclear issue in her class because it is too "sensitive". WTF !!!

This must be the GroupThink byte the Government send down from a high. Cough.

Anonymous said...

I forgot to add, but good for those honest and intelligent researchers such as Hayakawa and Kodama, who have published their works or spoken out in order to get the word out as soon as possible --
and as for the establishment academic hacks, they can go F themselves and have a nice day.

Anonymous said...

The other day a teacher told me she could not discuss the nuclear issue in her class because it is too "sensitive". WTF !!!

She likes to have a job.

And whata job. Class full (8x8) of WTF.

Suggestion: Just make well prepared one minute 'statement' - for ALL of them, teacher(s) cant hold you... but of course, you will be kicked out. Later, penniless, you'll walk into the only shining job you ever can get - with TEPCO fukusheep.

However, if I guess right, you like more to have a nice place to study lies with a nice liar err teach-err...

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