15 Apr '11, 6pm

Added Japan #Radiation FAQs: What federal standards exist that address radiation in drinking water and milk?

The data gathered by the fixed monitors and the deployable monitors are different. The fixed monitors send beta gross count rate and gamma gross count rate ranges. The beta gross count rate measures the radiation from all radionuclides that emit beta particles , which is indicated by the term gross or total. The term count rate tells us how quickly beta particles are being detected, which indicates how much radioactivity the monitor is seeing. The gamma data measures radiation from all radionuclides that emit gamma rays and splits them into ranges of energy. The word gross, or total, indicates that the measurement is from all gamma emitting radionuclides. Not all gamma rays have the same amount of energy. Breaking the data into discrete energy ranges helps scientists to determine which radionuclides may be present. The deployable monitors show external exposure rate. The g...

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