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Talk at Mobilizing Science Knowledge and Research: A National Centre of Excellence Symposium

Cullen Lab: Chemical Oceanography

Knowledge Mobilization Symposium Halifax 2015January 28, 2015

Cullen traveled to Halifax to present a talk about the early stages of the InFORM project and efforts to build a citizen scientist network and mobilize knowledge about the impacts of the Fukushima Dai-ichi disaster on the health of the North Pacific and residents of Canada’s west coast.

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Canadian scientists track Pacific Ocean currents… using Fukushima radiation

Scott Sutherland
Meteorologist, theweathernetwork.com

Originally published by The Weather Network

Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 8:09 PM – Radioactive isotopes originating from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan have been slowly drifting across the Pacific Ocean since March 2011, and Canadian scientists have been using this to test some of their most basic ideas of how ocean currents work. Continue reading Canadian scientists track Pacific Ocean currents… using Fukushima radiation

B.C. radiation risk from Fukushima disaster ‘insignificant:’ research

VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail

Tuesday, Dec. 30 2014, 9:07 PM EST

As radiation from the Fukushima nuclear power-plant disaster drifted across the Pacific, fears that salmon and other marine life could be contaminated spread along the British Columbia coast.

But samples gathered by citizen scientists and a more comprehensive study done by Fisheries and Oceans Canada indicate the levels of radiation are so low they pose almost zero risk to human or ecosystem health. Continue reading B.C. radiation risk from Fukushima disaster ‘insignificant:’ research

Story About Our Partner Surfrider Foundation Vancouver Island’s Conservation Efforts

Shaw TV’s journalist Rajie Kabli interviews Lucas Harris of Surfrider Vancouver Island, a local partner organization that likes to ride the waves, and keep the beaches clean. Lucas and his organization are helping InFORM to coordinate with citizen scientists in the South Island area to monitor for Fukushima derived radioisotopes in coastal waters. Check them out here. Thanks to Rajie for here interest in our project.