Colorado Rocky Mountains, USA – 11:33 am mountain time, Wednesday Dec. 3, 2014
This is about: A mystery radiological incident (?) in Latvia (Europe) at the very end of November 2014. Commentary below. First the data.
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DATA: In my Nuclear tab, is a sub-tab, “Online Radiation Monitors“. Pick Europe, and once on the very slow EURDEP page (the “European Radiological Data Exchange Platform makes unvalidated radiological monitoring data from most European countries available in nearly real-time.”), –> pick the Public Map, then –> click through the pop-up-windows (with their important disclaimer) and be patient. Then pick your preferred settings to look at various parameters over different time periods. Units used at EURDEP are nanoSievert per hour (nSv/hr). See my Radiation Units and Conversions page for help with that.
- Here’s a Screenshot of the Public EURDEP map, Dec. 3, 2014. You can immediately see the 2 dark dark maroon-red dots (gamma radiation spiking above 0.4 µSv/hr) on the Latvian coast. Such maroon dots usually mean very little. An instrument glitch, a gamma ray burst coming from outer space, a random very brief whiff of a nearby refueling, stuff like that. But these spikes are a little different, at least so it seems to me in my amateur experience of checking radiation data over the past several years. At higher elevation such elevated measurements arenot that unusual due to cosmic ray variations, but such values are extremely unusual at sea level, and (imo) suggest a manmade origin.
- Here’s a Screenshot of the monitored data in Baldone, Latvia, showing a peak level of at least 0.570 µSv/hr last week (November 28, 2014), after which the monitor was turned off:
- Now if it was only one, that would curious, but there’s two, and they were not right next to each other. Here’s a Screenshot of the monitored data in Jelgave, Latvia, showing a peak level of at least 0.600 µSv/hr last week (November 28, 2014), after which the monitor was turned off:
A mere “monitor malfunction” can thus be ruled out, because the spiking was observed on multiple monitors.
- I will now look at some more monitors, see further below.
For orientation, I’ve marked some regional radiation monitoring stations on this screenshot map:
- A monitor very close to Baldone, Latvia, namely the Riga-Daugava radiation monitor, had a data gap, around the same time, and thus likely corresponding with the same mystery event that, if the monitor had not been turned off, might have shown a spike as well. It is not impossible (in my imagination) that the monitor was turned off to keep data ‘secret – not for public disclosure’:
We all know from Chernobyl and Fukushima that radioactive clouds move and settle in very erratic patterns (See my fallout comparison maps of Chernobyl 1986 versus Fukushima 2011, for instance).
Checking various monitors in the Baltic region and across Europe suggests a pattern of possible cover-up: many monitors show data gaps shortly after the mystery radiological incident in Latvia, show no change at all (which could be rigged as part of a deception strategy), or show strange erratic fluctuations after the very end of November 2014.
A couple examples:
Any information as to what is exactly happening in Europe would be greatly appreciated.
Information and legal action leading to the arrest and conviction of the… err… nevermind. I’ll keep my fantasy world of integrity and accountibility to myself.
… Let’s see if I have any email… which shows me along my clicking path:
ANyhow… Make sure to check out the Plume Gate NRC FOIA documents.
At least this world is still heartwarmingly beautiful… ;-)
May All Beings, Without Exception on This Earth,
Enjoy Peace, Happiness and Complete Prosperity.
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[Last updated: I made some small edits on Sat. Dec 13, 2014 during the week this blog was temporarily disappeared (in early-mid Dec 2014) for a more thorough fact-checking.]
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