Initial flux of sediment-associated radiocesium to the ocean from the largest river impacted by Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
Yosuke Yamashiki, Yuichi Onda, Hugh G Smith, William H Blake, Taeko Wakahara, Yasuhito Igarashi, Yuki Matsuura, Kazuya Yoshimura
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2014
Awarded by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
We thanks for MEXT Special Coordination Funds for Promoting Science and Technology 2011 for their support on the research, Professors Michiharu Shiiba and Yasuto Tachikawa in Kyoto University for their support in installing observation sites, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport for their permission and assist in this sampling activity, Ms. Naoko Kimura for her assistant on monitoring activity, Mr. Mochamad Adhiraga Pratama, Mr. Toshiaki Sasaki and Ms. Asami Hagino, Graduate Students of Kyoto University for their help in analyzing results, Professor Barbara Block of Stanford University for her support in editing the manuscript, and Dr. Thomas B Scott, Director Interface Analysis Centre at University of Bristol for his advises and suggestions in the manuscripts.