Document Details


Title:
OPERATION TEAPOT, NEVADA TEST SITE, FEBRUARY - MAY 1955, PROJECT 30.1, MEASUREMENT OF OFF-SITE FALL-OUT BY AUTOMATIC MONITORING STATIONS
Subject Terms:
TEAPOT OPERATION
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1957 Jun 26
Declassification Status:
Unknown
Document Pages:
0021
Accession Number:
NV0000078
Document Number(s):
WT1186
Originating Research Org.:
UNITED STATES WEATHER BUREAU
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
UNATTENDED, AUTOMATIC, CONTINUOUSLY RECORDING GAMMA-RAY MONITORS WERE PLACED IN 28 TOWNS IN POPULATED AREAS ADJACENT TO THE NEVADA TEST SITE THROUGHOUT OPERATION TEAPOT. READINGS NO HIGHER THAT 10 MR/HR WERE D ETECTED AT THESE LOCATIONS. NO LARGE QUANTITIES OF FALL-OUT WERE ENCO UNTERED. HOWEVER, THE CONTINUOUS RECORDING OF THE GAMMA RADIATION WAS COMPILED AT EACH STATION. THE EQUIPMENT WAS RELIABLE AND OPERATED UN ATTENDED OVER RELATIVELY LONG PERIODS.


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