Lightweight aerial vehicles for monitoring, assessment and mapping of radiation anomalies.

  title={Lightweight aerial vehicles for monitoring, assessment and mapping of radiation anomalies.},
  author={J W Macfarlane and Oliver D. Payton and Anya C Keatley and Geoff Scott and Huw Pullin and Roger Crane and M Smilion and Irinel Popescu and V Curlea and Thomas B. Scott},
  journal={Journal of environmental radioactivity},
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (FDNPP) incident released a significant mass of radioactive material into the atmosphere. An estimated 22% of this material fell out over land following the incident. Immediately following the disaster, there was a severe lack of information not only pertaining to the identity of the radioactive material released, but also its distribution as fallout in the surrounding regions. Indeed, emergency aid groups including the UN did not have sufficient… CONTINUE READING
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