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[Image: icon_arrow.gif] Namie City, Japan ground surface was about 500~600cpm.

[Image: icon_neutral.gif]  Monkey Poop Test
An example of bio-accumulation of radioactive material in Fukushima:

According to the following post, wild monkey poops from Namie-city, Fukushima had more than 150,000Bq/kg in terms of radioactive Cs137 & Cs134.

Cs137: 133987 Bq/kg
Cs134: 25186 Bq/kg
K40: 225 Bq/kg
(Original post by user rogerthat at enenews)
Autoradiography is very cool and relatively cheap.

I've produced a few images and I don't even live in Japan. In certain areas over there you could develop an image from many things you'd never expect, I'm sure.
I was watching this video when I noticed the high readings.  I took some screen shots for historical purposes.

I noticed Pia left a comment here too.

Good video. It leaves a lot out, but it does cover some touchy issues.

Inside Fukushima's Time Bomb

Screenshot 1

Screenshot 2

They decided not to get any closer to the reactor at that level.   Wow!  Amazing!

* 187 uSV microsieverts
That's a decent dose rate
(09-09-2016, 09:48 PM)Chasaha Wrote: [ -> ]Inside Fukushima's Time Bomb

* 187 uSV microsieverts

I noticed several things throughout the video.

* The lead lined streets all around the plant.

* The suits and breathing masks seemed secure enough, but it's odd to me they don't always wear 'eye' protection. In Screenshot 1 the guy is just wearing his glasses.

I know from research that dose rates to the 'eye' are different. Even though dose rates to the eye are not 'currently' considered by the NRC. They still exist.

Eye lens dose equivalent (LDE) - the dose equivalent to the lens of the eye at a tissue depth of 0.3 cm (300 mg/cm2).