Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Measuring-Radiation-in-Mayapuri-27MZIFIX6207.htmlConceptually similarMeasuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BECompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BDCompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022B8Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025DQCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025DSCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025E4Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EACompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EDCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EGCompleted★★★★View AllGP022BJMeasuring Radiation in MayapuriGreenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent (right) and Jan Vande Putte (left) take radiation measurements in Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi. They are part of a team surveying this area where exposure to radioactive material (Cobalt-60) in the previous month claimed one life and caused injuries to many more. The Cobalt-60 originated from a Gamma Irradiator which the Delhi University auctioned to a scrap dealer.Locations:Asia-India-Mayapuri-New DelhiDate:14 May, 2010Credit:© Greenpeace / Sudhanshu MalhotraMaximum size:2500px X 1667pxKeywords:Day-Gloves-Greenpeace campaigners-KWCI (GPI)-Masks (protective)-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-Outdoors-Radiation-Radiation measurement-Radiation measurement tools-Streets-Three people-TrucksShoot:Radiation Survey in Mayapuri Scrap MarketGreenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent and Jan Vande Putte survey the Mayapuri scrap market where exposure to radioactive material (Cobalt-60) in the previous month claimed one life and caused injuries to many more. They join a team of Greenpeace activists marking off the contaminated area. Radiation from a Cobalt 60 source (a radioactive isotope of cobalt) killed one person and injured six persons in this western Delhi metal scrap market. The Cobalt-60 originated from a Gamma Irradiator which the Delhi University auctioned to a scrap dealer. The International Atomic Energy Agency has termed it as a Level 4 accident.