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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.

Mortandad Canyon
LANL Mortandad Canyon, NM
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8/31/2006Mike McNaughtonThe 249 microR/h spike on Aug 4, 2006, is the result of a calibration with the (nominal) 18.3 microcurie source.Station InfoData Graph
8/6/2004Mike McNaughtonWe will be calibrating the Mortandad Canyon gamma detector on August 6, 2004. I expect the gamma reading to be about 260 +/- 30 microR/h.Station InfoData Graph
9/26/2003D YoungThe Mortandad NEWNET station data will not be updated from approximately 7am to 7pm MDT on 9/27/2003 due to a planned power outage.Station InfoData Graph
6/27/2003Allen TreadawayA calibration was performed on the gamma sensor (PIC) on 6/27/03 at about 10:45 MDT.Station InfoData Graph
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