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Weather vs Radiation readings

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The uRADMonitor is a plug-and-play, low power, self contained radiation monitoring device, connected to a centralised server component.

Radu MotisanRadu Motisan 08/04/2015 at 11:300 Comments

The correlation between weather factors and background radiation levels have been investigated in an experiment that took place in Australia.

David put together one uRADMonitor unit and a weather station, and aligned the output data using a python script.

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As David explains:

"I’ve been running uRAD unit #12000003 here in Australia for around 12 months now and the only time I’ve really seen a solid increase in readings is during heavy rain which got me thinking, what other weather conditions affect radiation levels?"

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See the tools he used and more details on Weather vs Radiation readings

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