News tagged with nuclear disaster

Japan to develop drones to monitor radiation

Japan's atomic energy authority and the country's space agency Tuesday announced a joint project to develop a drone to measure radioactivity in the environment after last year's nuclear disaster.

dateJun 12, 2012 in Robotics
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Improving plume forecasts using Fukushima data

Forecasting how plumes of particles, such as radioactive particles from a nuclear disaster, will be transported and dispersed in the atmosphere is an important but computationally challenging task. During the Fukushima nuclear ...

dateMar 31, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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