September 13th, 2011
The horrifying images from Japan Raise many questions to be pondered over in the next period must. From an economic point of view, but first, the question of the immediate effects of the disaster will have on the world economy. The answer to this question depends crucially on the moment of the direction that the wind will take over the derelict nuclear reactors of Fukushima in the near future.
When the wind blew on Tuesday over a period of about 7 hours the polluted air masses with radiation particles from Fukushima to Tokyo, where it was immediately clear to a measurable increase in radiation exposure. Since then he turned back and blows the now-free laws in Fukushima radiation load on the Pacific Ocean in the east. By the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics.
Figure 1 – Distribution of radioactive iodine released in Fukushima