January 15, 2016 — My roof has teeth! ;-)
Peculiar radiation upticks in gamma radiation all over apparently not only correspond with upticks in Radon progeny, such as Bismuth-214 and Lead-210, (which left room for a natural cause), but also in Cesium-137, adding an extra clue to the source of the upticks observed in the past few months: of man-made origins. WHERE is this coming from?
[Added, early March: Not only is there a manmade component, shortly after posting this (but it took me awhile to find this out), there was also a detection of Ruthenium-103 in Southern Norway later that week, suggesting recent fission. Where was this major accident? Russia, China,…? (Or did it point at a recriticality surge at Fukushima?)
!!!-> See (Feb. 14, 2016), “Ruthenium-103 Detected in Norway (in mid-Jan. 2016)“, and more in my chronological Nuclear Blog Posts Achive. ]
Rest of blogpost continues as-was:
Also – nothing new, but – again – the correlation between upticks and data gaps is striking too, further illustrating what I’ve been saying for years: the public radiation monitoring data is rigged to hide the likely most troublesome increases. Look at the data of the past three months in these blog posts and compare:
- Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany: Bismuth-214 Data (2010-2016)
- HALSTERN, The Netherlands (Gamma Radiation Graphed: EURDEP Public Data, 2006-2016)
- ALPHA & BETA Radiation Data Graphed for Mikolajki, Poland (EURDEP, 2007-2015) + other radiation observations…
I’ll get to the Helsinki Cesium-137 record in a sec.
First the Spitzbergen, Norway record, which is only 1 year long, and, besides widespread data gaps, shows a rather striking Cs-137 increase right before a data gap. I mentioned this several posts back, but now I know that that data gap also showed up as a data gap of Bi-214 data in Northern Germany, while it shows as a significant uptick in both Alpha and Beta radation in Poland. Just noticing things. These are all little pieces of a puzzle. At some point it will be clear where this is coming from…
Spitzbergen, Norway: Cesium-137 & Lead-210:
Some upticks of Lead-210 in Feb. March & April 2015, then lots of small data gaps. Small Pb-210 upticks return in Nov. 2015. Notice that Cesium-137 is not being detected until a 1-time detection in mid-November 2015, immediately followed by the largest data gap in a year, also found in other data sets:
Now look at this Cesium-137 data from Helsinki, Southern Finland:
I’ve put a line a 3E-06 and highlighted those above that concentration. The last time Cs-137 readings reached as high as this week was in early 2014, almost 2 years ago. The brief October 2015 Cs-137 spike was the highest observed at this location since 2011. (The Spitzbergen record (above) begins right as the last previous major uptick has ended.) At this sampling location, there’s nothing to be seen in mid-November.
This record goes back to early 2011, but to stick to my point about recent developments I’m only showing the past2 years here:
Zoom-in on this past month:
Recap some recent highlights
To repeat myself once more, this latest uptick happened right at the time a super-brief but insanely record-high 32,000 µSv/hr was measured at Halstern, The Netherlands:
Major disturbances were observed in the area as well, in many places near and far.
The most recent significant radioisotope increases are seen amidst widespread upticks and data gaps of gamma, beta and alpha radiation.
My inquery into this began with a massive spike and major disturbance seen on monitors in Estonia and Latvia (see previous blog posts, or click ‘Home’ and scroll down chronologically):
- Given the situation, it’s “interesting timing” to read of whales dying on the Dutch North Sea coast… I’m not making any claims. It just makes me wonder.
- Also… Likely unrelated, given non-corresponding wind patterns making a connection highly unlikely (unless the whales had just come from the Northern Arabian Sea, then there’s a small chance), but in any case… around the very same time:
A connection between the two whale beaching events seems highly unlikely. Unless… unless… there was an accident in India after all… Perhaps further south. Hm… Not entirely impossible. Near-surface winds would blow to sea, while high-elevation winds would blow to the north-east to funnel over Japan, merging with winds from Eurasia, then fly fast across both the Pacific and Atlantic, to make landfall in Europe. It’s… not impossible. I speculated about a source in India in my Jan. 4, 2016 piece, “Mystery Spike & Uptick in Baltics Part of Widespread Radiological Disturbances, Traces Back with the Jet Stream to the Fukushima Disaster Site… (Or somewhere beyond???)” If that’s the case, my guess would be further south, like at the Kaiga Generating Station, in Karnataka, perhaps?
Nuclear power plants in India (Greenpeace)
Too bad they don’t have easy-access monitors to check on… (If you know of any, please let me know)
Interestingly, according to Google Trends, the term ‘nosebleed’ , as well as nausea, have been searched online more in Karnataka than elsewhere:
If the trend of the first half of January continues, it might set a new record:
Might be coincidence, but such odd correlations have not been entirely baseless in the past. (See for instance at the very end of (Jan. 2015) “Did Germany just get a Massive Amount of Fukushima Fallout and “No One Noticed”? (A Eurdep-Nullschool investigation of the Nov. 16, 2014 radiation Upticks…)”.
- Anyhow… See also Any Marine Death Clues in Polonium-210/Lead-210 Ratios or Lead & Mercury levels? and various other ponderings along that vein.
A list of other nuclear-related posts can be found in chronological order in my Nuclear Blog Posts Archive.
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