[Coral-List] Distressing news for the whole Pacific Ocean.
Carey Morishige - NOAA Affiliate
carey.morishige at noaa.gov
Tue Aug 27 16:08:34 EDT 2013
Just a note of clarification on the NOAA image that is used in the article.
That image shows the modeled maximum wave heights generated by the
devastating 2011 tsunami in Japan -- not radiation. If you look closely,
the scale on the right hand side is in centimeters.
The original image is here:
And more information about these modeling results can be found here:
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On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 6:38 AM, MelissaE Keyes <melissae.keyes at yahoo.com>wrote:
> Hello, Listers,
> I dislike sending this, but I feel it is important information. Quoted
> The heart-breaking news from Fukushima just keeps getting worse…a LOT
> worse…it is, quite simply, an out-of-control flow of death and destruction.
> TEPCO is finally admitting that radiation has been leaking to the Pacific
> Ocean all along. and it’s NOT over….
> It now appears that anywhere from 300 to possibly over 450 tons of
> contaminated water that contains radioactive iodone, cesium, and
> strontium-89 and 90, is flooding into the Pacific Ocean from the Fukushima
> Daichi site everyday. To give you an idea of how bad that actually is,
> Japanese experts estimate Fukushima’s fallout at 20-30 times as high as as
> the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings in 1945.
> Map at the above available in the article in the link.
> Melissa Keyes
> Melissa E. Keyes
> St. Croix,
> U.S.Virgin Islands
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