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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.

Santa Clara
Santa Clara Canyon, old, NM
10/25/2002April BaldonadoAt 1622Z Kevin Anderson put a calibration source on the gamma detector to perform a calibration test. Source will be removed at 1655Z.Station InfoData Graph
7/29/2002Mike McNaughtonThe 20.6 microR/h gamma peak at 04:01 Z 26-Jul-2002 was caused by rain.Station InfoData Graph
10/17/2001April BaldonadoKevin Anderson and Kevin Tafoya did a calibration check using a 18.3 micro curie cesium 137 source. They put the source on the gamma detector at 1614z and took it off at 1645z.Station InfoData Graph
8/31/2001April BaldonadoAlmost all stations received bad data from about 0900 to 1300z, August 30, 2001. As a result there are spikes on many graphs; for some stations, the graphs look normal but there are rows of **** in the data listings and a number of errors (Errs) in the header listings.Station InfoData Graph
4/16/2001Connon OdomToday's 0516Z transmissison was not received.Station InfoData Graph
1/31/2001Connon OdomThe elevated Gamma radiation levels on 25, 27, and 30 Jan were caused by snowfall.Station InfoData Graph
1/9/2001Connon OdomToday's 0116Z transmission was not received.Station InfoData Graph
1/8/2001Connon OdomThere are 2 Gamma radiation spikes of unknown origin on 5 and 6 Jan. The following transmissions were not received: 7 Jan 0516Z 8 Jan 0916Z Station InfoData Graph
12/14/2000Connon OdomToday's 18.4 µR/Hr Gamma radiation spike at 0746Z was coincident with spikes in the BaroP and RelHum data, indicating a common system noise source.Station InfoData Graph
11/29/2000Connon OdomThe 1716Z tranmsission on 28 Nov was not received.Station InfoData Graph
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