“A microsievert is a dose of radiation, but what danger - if any - does it pose?”
“A correction on Saturday incorrectly said that a microsievert is 1,000 millisieverts.”
“One expert said, intending to be reassuring, that the level being experienced in California was only "one microsievert", about 1/100th of the exposure from a chest X-ray.”
“A microsievert a minute is equivalent to a chest X-Ray every two hours -- a very big deal indeed.”
“The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said on its website Tuesday that radiation levels in downtown Tokyo stood at 0.105 microsievert an hour.”
“That is lower than 0.109 microsievert an hour on Monday, but higher than the 0.035 microsievert an hour a person typically would be exposed to in downtown Tokyo due to background radiation.”
“Soon after the explosion, the radiation level outside the reactor became elevated to 1,015 microsievert—the equivalent of being exposed to the maximum allowable level for a full year in a single day.”
“Soon after the explosion, the radiation level outside the No. 1 reactor rose to 1,015 microsievert—the equivalent of being exposed to the maximum allowable level for a full year in a single day.”
“One dosimeter at the site read in the range of zero to one microsievert per hour, the bottom end of its range, compared with a reading near the front gate of the Fukushima Daiichi complex a day earlier of nearly 100 microsieverts per hour.”
“After Kashiwa officials covered the spot with a plastic sheet, radiation levels dropped to 0.3 microsievert per hour.”
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