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Monitoring Gamma Radiation

The Neighborhood Environmental Watch Network, known as NEWNET, is able to give early indications of increases in radiation due to radioactive particulates in the air.

Kappa Site
LANL Kappa Site, NM
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8/16/2006Mike McNaughtonThe 235 microR/h spike at 22:00 UTC August 16, 2006, was the result of a calibration.Station InfoData Graph
10/15/2003Allen TreadawayThe small spike on 10/14/03 was due to normal facility operations.Station InfoData Graph
9/19/2003Allen TreadawayThe two spikes (one on 9/13/03 at 4:45 Z and another on 9/17/03 at 4:15 Z) are due to facility operations.Station InfoData Graph
7/11/2003Allen TreadawayThe small 29 /hr spike on 7/10/03 was due to normal facility operationsStation InfoData Graph
6/30/2003Allen TreadawayThe gamma sensor (PIC) was calibrated on 6/30/03 at about 11:13 MDT using small Cs-137 source, #812-44-1.The spike is a result.Station InfoData Graph
6/27/2003Allen TreadawayThe spike of 74 µ hr on 6/26/03 at 02:15 Z was a result of operations at TA-18.Station InfoData Graph
2/18/2003Mike McNaughtonThe gamma spikes (41.72, 31, 30.83, and 19.26 microR/h) on 11, 12, 13, and 14 February (respectively) were caused by experimental activities at TA-18.Station InfoData Graph
1/27/2003Mike McNaughtonThe 34.87 microR/h spike at 9:30 PM January 23 was the result of experimental activity at TA-18.Station InfoData Graph
12/12/2002Allen TreadawayThe 32.3 micro-hour spike on Dec 11, 2002 at 22:00Z was a result of a reload of the data. A software problem occurred on the weekend of Dec 7-8, 2002 and some of the data did not get properly loaded into the database tables. Ther missing data was reloaded and two of the same 15 minute data sets were reloaded by mistake causing the doubling of the data for that 15 sampling period.Station InfoData Graph
11/8/2002Mike McNaughtonThe 42.3 microR/h gamma peak at 18:00 Z November 5 and the 16.8 microR/h gamma peak at 17:15 Z November 8 look like they were caused by experimental activity at TA-18.Station InfoData Graph
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