Fishing for Answers off Fukushima

  title={Fishing for Answers off Fukushima},
  author={K. Buesseler},
  pages={480 - 482}
  • K. Buesseler
  • Published 2012
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • Radionuclide levels in fish off Fukushima are highly variable but remain elevated, indicating a continuing source of radiation. The triple disaster of the 11 March 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent radiation releases at Fukushima Dai-ichi were, and continue to be, unprecedented events for the ocean and for society. More than 80% of the radioactivity from Fukushima was either blown offshore or directly discharged into the ocean from waters used to cool the nuclear power plants (1… CONTINUE READING
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