June 15th, 2011

Hawaii Radiation Monitoring Station Sees a Couple Weird Spikes

http://hawaiinewsdaily.com/2011/06/hawaii-monitoring-stations-detect-spike-in-fukushima-radiation/

Looks like radiation from Fukushima has made it to Hawaii.

ETA: Basic science on water movement:

http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/14901272/scientists-on-uh-research-ship-study-impact-of-radiation-releases

Read their blog here:

https://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=68736

(h/t/ MoJo's coverage http://motherjones.com/blue-marble/2011/06/so-where-japans-radiation-going)

I got distracted by the bright and shiny when google news showed me some climate denier coverage of sunspot activity. See? This is what it's like being me. I'm a fact magpie.