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Title: An aerial radiological survey of Frenchman Flat at the Nevada Test Site, Southern Nevada

Abstract

An aerial radiological survey was conducted over Frenchman Flat at the Nevada Test Site from January 27 to February 7,1982. Parallel lines were flown at an altitude of 100 feet (30 meters) above ground level with line spacing intervals of 200 feet (61 meters) over a 170-square-mile (440-square-kilometer) area. This covered both Frenchman Flat and the area of the Nellis Range Complex where a fallout deposition plume had exited the Nevada Test Site to the east. The aerial data obtained were reduced to a man-made radiation contour map and overlaid on a U.S. Geological Survey map. The survey detected the presence of fission and activation products. 4 refs., 3 figs., 1 tab.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Bechtel Nevada Corp., Las Vegas, NV (United States); EG and G Energy Measurements, Inc., Las Vegas, NV (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
477550
Report Number(s):
DOE/NV/11718-012
ON: DE97052282; TRN: 97:003266
DOE Contract Number:  
AC08-96NV11718; AC08-93NV11265
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Oct 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; NEVADA TEST SITE; RADIATION MONITORING; FALLOUT DEPOSITS; MAPPING; GAMMA SPECTRA; AERIAL MONITORING; FISSION PRODUCTS; AMERICIUM 241; CESIUM 137; EUROPIUM 152; COBALT 60; NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS

Citation Formats

Hopkins, R.C. An aerial radiological survey of Frenchman Flat at the Nevada Test Site, Southern Nevada. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.2172/477550.
Hopkins, R.C. An aerial radiological survey of Frenchman Flat at the Nevada Test Site, Southern Nevada. United States. doi:10.2172/477550.
Hopkins, R.C. Tue . "An aerial radiological survey of Frenchman Flat at the Nevada Test Site, Southern Nevada". United States. doi:10.2172/477550. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/477550.
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abstractNote = {An aerial radiological survey was conducted over Frenchman Flat at the Nevada Test Site from January 27 to February 7,1982. Parallel lines were flown at an altitude of 100 feet (30 meters) above ground level with line spacing intervals of 200 feet (61 meters) over a 170-square-mile (440-square-kilometer) area. This covered both Frenchman Flat and the area of the Nellis Range Complex where a fallout deposition plume had exited the Nevada Test Site to the east. The aerial data obtained were reduced to a man-made radiation contour map and overlaid on a U.S. Geological Survey map. The survey detected the presence of fission and activation products. 4 refs., 3 figs., 1 tab.},
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