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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.

Area G Test
LANL Area G Test, NM
2/9/2004Ed LopezThe gamma spikes on February 5, and Februray 6, 2004, were cause by incoming shipments from the Off-Site Source Recovery Project.Station InfoData Graph
2/26/2004Ed LopezThe gamma spikes recorded on the Area G NEWNET Stations, on February 22 and 24, 2004, were caused by snow and rain on those dates.Station InfoData Graph
7/15/2003Ed LopezThe gamma spike of 27.7 microR/hr on July 15, 2003, at approximately 10:00 AM (4:00 PM GMT) was the result of a Low Level Waste (Hot Cells) Disposal from TA-48.Station InfoData Graph
7/9/2003Allen TreadawayThe gamma sensor was calibrated on 7/08/03 at about 13:46 GMT. Station InfoData Graph
6/9/2003Ed LopezGamma spikes during the last week of May were caused by rainfall events at Area G.Station InfoData Graph
3/19/2003Ed LopezThe slight gamma elevations (approx. 24 microR/h) on March 13 and March 18, 2003, were caused by operational activities at Area G. Disposal of the Omega West Reactor liners took place on these dates.Station InfoData Graph
3/12/2003Ed LopezThe gamma spike of 35.6 microR/H on March 11, 2003, at 5:30 PM (GMT) was caused by the disposal of an Omega West Reactor Liner at Area G.Station InfoData Graph
3/3/2003Ed LopezThe peaks in the gamma data during the evening of March 2 and continuing into March 3 were caused by a slight amount of snowfall.Station InfoData Graph
3/3/2003Ed LopezThe spike of 32.4 microR/H on Februray 27, 2003 at 10:15 GMT was caused by the Omega West Reactor liner disposal.Station InfoData Graph
2/20/2003Mike McNaughtonThe 28.3 microR/h spike at 8:45 PM UTC was caused by the Omega-West-reactor liner.Station InfoData Graph
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