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Results of the Monitoring of Radioactivity from Fukushima in Seawater along BCs West Coast

Please note that the radiation program is currently under review. We appreciate your patience.

The table below will be updated as new results/locations are made available. 

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Source: http://ourradioactiveocean.org/results.html (WHOI)
Table last updated: March 17, 2016                                  BDL =  below detection level

Sample Code Location
(in BC)
Latitude,
Longitude
Sampling Date (DMY) Cesium-137
(in Bq/m3)
Cesium-134
(in Bq/m3)
BF-1Bamfield48.83, -125.317-Nov-141.4 ± 0.1BDL
CS020Bamfield48.85, -125.1628-Feb-141.4 ± 0.1BDL
BB-1Bella Bella52.16, -128.118-Nov-141.2 ± 0.1BDL
BB-2Bella Bella52.16, -128.116-Jan-151.4 ± 0.1BDL
BB-3Bella Bella52.16, -128.14-Feb-150.7 ± 0.1BDL
CS069Bella Coola52.38, -126.7917-Jan-151.0 ± 0.2BDL
CS066Bowen Island49.34, -123.3510-Oct-140.8 ± 0.1BDL
CS090French Creek49.35, -124.3625-Aug-141.0 ± 0.1BDL
CS008Haida Gwai53.16,-132.6212-Apr-141.4 ± 0.1BDL
CS089Jericho Beach, Vancouver49.23, -123.2528-Sep-140.8 ± 0.1BDL
LK-1Lax Kwa'laams54.56, -130.421-Nov-141.3 ± 0.3 BDL
LK-2Lax Kwa'laams54.56, -130.49-Jan-151.3 ± 0.3 BDL
LK-3Lax Kwa'laams54.56, -130.45-Feb-151.0 ± 0.3 BDL
LK-5Lax Kwa'laams54.56, -130.47-Apr-151.4 ± 0.1BDL
MS-1Masset-Haida Gwai54.03, -132.18-Nov-141.2 ± 0.1 BDL
MS-2Masset-Haida Gwai54.03, -132.18-Nov-141.1 ± 0.1 BDL
MS-3Masset-Haida Gwai54.03, -132.111-Feb-151.4 ± 0.1 BDL
PH-1Port Hardy50.78, -127.522-Nov-141.5 ± 0.1 BDL
PH-2Port Hardy50.78, -127.510-Jan-151.1 ± 0.3 BDL
PH-3Port Hardy50.78, -127.51-Feb-151.2 ± 0.2 BDL
PR-1Port Renfrew48.55, -124.429-Nov-140.6 ± 0.1 BDL
PR-2Port Renfrew48.55, -124.4213-Dec-141.0 ± 0.1 BDL
PR-3Port Renfrew48.55, -124.429-Jan-150.8 ± 0.1 BDL
PR-4Port Renfrew48.55, -124.4213-Feb-140.8 ± 0.2 BDL
PW-1Powell River49.77, -124.412-Dec-140.6 ± 0.1 BDL
PW-2Powell River49.77, -124.416-Jan-150.7 ± 0.1 BDL
CS108Prince Rupert54.25, -130.3523-Aug-141.4 ± 0.1 BDL
PC-1Prince Rupert54.32, -130.327-Nov-141.2 ± 0.1 BDL
PC-2Prince Rupert54.32, -130.39-Jan-151.1 ± 0.1 BDL
PC-3Prince Rupert54.32, -130.329-Jan-151.0 ± 0.1 BDL
PC-5Prince Rupert54.32, -130.39-Apr-151.3 ± 0.1BDL
CS037Quadra Island50.2, -125.3524-Mar-141.1 ± 0.1 BDL
CS050Salt Spring Island48.88, -123.5715-Jun-14 1.2 ± 0.1BDL
SP-2Salt Spring Island48.88, -123.5712-Jan-150.6 ± 0.1 BDL
SS-1Sandspit-Haida Gwaii53.56, -131.928-Nov-141.1 ± 0.1 BDL
SS-2Sandspit-Haida Gwaii53.56, -131.928-Dec-140.9 ± 0.1 BDL
SS-3Sandspit-Haida Gwaii53.56, -131.94-Feb-151.3 ± 0.1 BDL
TF-1Tofino49.1, -125.921-Nov-141.1 ± 0.1 BDL
TF-2Tofino49.1, -125.98-Jan-141.2 ± 0.2 BDL
TF-3Tofino49.1, -125.97-Feb-141.4 ± 0.3 BDL
TF-5Tofino49.1, -125.930-Apr-15
1.9 ± 0.2BDL
CS076Ucluelet48.94, -125.547-May-152.6 ± 0.10.41 ± 0.07
CS109Ucluelet48.94, -125.549-Feb-155.8 ± 0.21.4 ± 0.1
CS092Vancouver49.29, -123.146-Jun-140.6 ± 0.1 BDL
VIC-1Victoria48.42, -123.513-Dec-141.1 ± 0.1 BDL
VIC-2Victoria48.42, -123.513-Dec-141.1 ± 0.3 BDL
VIC-3Victoria48.42, -123.517-Jan-140.7 ± 0.2 BDL
VIC-5Victoria48.42, -123.524-May-151.2 ± 0.1BDL
CS035Whytcliff Park49.28, -123.242-Jan-15In progressIn progress
VAN-1Whytcliff Park49.28, -123.224-Nov-140.7 ± 0.1 BDL
VAN-2Whytcliff Park49.28, -123.29-Feb-150.7 ± 0.2 BDL
WH-1Winter Harbour50.52,-128.05-Nov-140.4 ± 0.2 BDL
WH-2Winter Harbour50.52,-128.05-Jan-150.9 ± 0.2 BDL
WH-3Winter Harbour50.52,-128.02-Mar-150.9 ± 0.2 BDL
SOURCE: Results of the Monitoring of Radioactivity from Fukushima in Seawater along BCs West Coast ( )
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