Forecast for Plume's Path Is a Function of Wind and Weather

The New York Times

This animated map is based on a forecast by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization. The map shows how weather patterns might disperse radiation from a continuous source in Fukushima, Japan. The forecast does not show actual levels of radiation.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Nuclear Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Atmospheric circulation, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Environmental Science:Air Quality
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Animations/Video
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science