Fukushima Radiation

WHOI News Releases

August 18, 2015

Examining the Fate of Fukushima Contaminants

A Fraction of Buried, Ocean Sediment Uncovered by Typhoons, Carried Offshore by Currents

SOS screen grab
March 2, 2015

New Museum Program Focuses on Impacts of Fukushima on the Ocean

WHOI collaborates with Aquarium of the Pacific to co-produce Science on a Sphere® show

January 28, 2014

Radioactive Ocean Website a Success

No Fukushima radionuclides detected yet, baseline key to future detection

January 14, 2014

How Radioactive is Our Ocean?

Citizen science campaign aims to collect ocean samples and fund radiation analysis

Japan fish data
October 25, 2012

Fishing for Answers off Fukushima

Japan fisheries data provides a look at how the ocean is faring 18 months after the worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history

krill closeup
April 2, 2012

Sampling the Pacific for Signs of Fukushima

International team releases findings from 2011 cruise to measure the concentration, distribution, and biological impacts of radiation from damaged Japanese nuclear power plant

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