Fukushima Daiichi: My trip inside Japan’s Dead Zone, Washington Post, Nov. 20, 2011:
[...] We were about eight or nine miles from the nuclear plant, I’d guess, with thick trees on both sides. The rancher, Masami Yoshizawa, placed the dosimeter on the ground. [...]
That’s 2.5 times the level at the front gate of the nuclear plant.
Stand in that spot for a year, and you’d be exposed to almost 625,000 uSv–36 times the annual maximum.
We gawked at the dosimeter – or at least the two Washington Post reporters did. [...]
Published: November 21st, 2011 at 4:06 pm ET
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