Japan Earthquake Radiation dose rates for Sidney, Vancouver, Victoria, Yellowknife posted by Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, March 23, 2011

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has posted what it calls ‘Japan Earthquake Radiation dose rates’ for the ‘Canadian West Coast’ cities of Yellowknife (in the far North) and Sidney, Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

The CNSC data show that between the dates of March 15 to March 22 of this year, Victoria’s lowest dose was 0.22 on March 17, and its highest day was March 21 when a dose of 0.29 was registered.  The average dose for 2010 in Victoria was 0.23.

Similarly, in Vancouver, CNSC data show a low dose of 0.41 registered for March 17, and a high dose of 0.51 for March 21.   The radiation dose for Vancouver in 2010 was 0.44.

“All data is as expected and does not pose a health risk to Canadians,” says a bolded message found on the CNSC webpage.

More radiation dose data from the Japanese earthquake may also be found at the Fixed Point Surveillance Network and Canadian Radiological Monitoring Network.

A link to the Canadian West Coast radiation dose data from CNSC is found in the comments.

 

Gregory Paul Michael Hartnell, President

Concerned Citizens’ Coalition

Victoria

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