RADIATION MONITORING FOR UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS

World's Largest, Open, And Independent Radiation Data Set

University Researchers rely on Safecast Geiger Counters and Open Network for Radiation Monitoring.

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Safecast's Workhorse Radiation Device

The Safecast bGeigie Nano is part of a global environmental sensor network enabling University Researchers to personally collect radiation readings and freely use and share the data collected.

The Safecast bGeigie Nano is the only portable radiation detector with GPS and bluetooth.

You can take individual spot readings, or attach it to your car and drive around collecting geotagged radiation data that can be uploaded to the Safecast map.

Measures Alpha, Beta and Gamma radiation allowing spot contamination.

Upload readings easily using a smartphone and bluetooth, or later with logged data.

Access to the world's largest independent,  open and trustworthy radiation data set.

  

About Safecast

Safecast is an international volunteer driven non-profit organization whose goal is to create useful, accessible, and granular environmental data for public information and research.

Safecast maintains the largest open dataset of background radiation measurements ever collected - over 50 million readings to date and growing daily.

All of the data collected is available through an open, free and public map of all submitted radiation data readings that can be accessed via browser or smartphone.

We strongly feel that environmental data should be open, easy to access, and easy to understand for everyone. Independent opinions about environmental data have to be available. In the age of the Internet of Things, that voice can directly come from citizens.

Safecast Team 

Peer-Reviewed Paper

Safecast marked another first recently with the publication of a peer-reviewed paper in the prestigious Journal of Radiological Protection (JRP). The paper, titled “Safecast: successful citizen-science for radiation measurement and communication after Fukushima,” tells the story of our project, attempting to place it within the spectrum of citizen science in general and to describe our priorities, values, methodology, and results as clearly and readably as possible. 

Features

The Safecast bGeigie nano comes in kit format and requires soldering to assemble. 

bGeigie Mode

Mobile radiation sensor (alpha-beta-gamma) with display indicator in CPM and µSv/hr, number of satellites locked, height (m), distance traversed (km), total duration of measurement (h:m) and time stamp (dd:hh:mm:ss)

xGeigie Mode

Geiger counter mode (no logging) with display indicator for µSv/hr dose-rate (Cs-137), max dose-rate, dosimeter, Bq/m2 display (Cs-137), time stamp and Alarm LED

Bluetooth Compatible

Upload data using bluetooth and the free Safecast:Drive app. Compatible with Apple iOS, Google Play and|Amazon Apps devices.

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How To Use A bGeigie Nano