Document Details


Title:
INITIAL GAMMA DATA FROM NUCLEAR WEAPON TESTS 1948 THROUGH 1962 (DELETED)
Author(s):
SMITH, R J [NUCLEAR DEFENSE LABORATORY, US ARMY]; BENCK, R E [NUCLEAR DEFENSE LABORATORY, US ARMY]; LISSAK, E E [NAVAL ORDNANCE LABORATORY, WHITE OAK]
Subject Terms:
ATMOSPHERIC EXPLOSIONS; GAMMA DETECTION; GAMMA RADIATION; SANDSTONE OPERATION; NEUTRONS; RADIATION MONITORING; DATA; GAMMA DOSIMETRY; RANGER OPERATION; GREENHOUSE OPERATION; BUSTER OPERATION; JANGLE PROJECT; TUMBLER OPERATION; IVY OPERATION; UPSHOT OPERATION; CASTLE OPERATION; TEAPOT OPERATION; REDWING PROJECT; PLUMBBOB OPERATION; HARDTACK I OPERATION; SUNBEAM PROJECT; FISHBOWL OPERATION; DOSE RATES; RADIATION FLUX; TUMBLER-SNAPPER OPERATION; BUSTER-JANGLE OPERATION; UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE OPERATION; DOMINIC II OPERATION; DOMINIC I 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:
1965 Jul 31
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
0236
Accession Number:
NV0051284
Document Number(s):
NDLTR53EX
Originating Research Org.:
NUCLEAR DEFENSE LABORATORY, US ARMY
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THE DATA PRESENTED ARE A COMPILATION OF ALL REPORTED INITIAL GAMMA MEA SUREMENTS MADE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND OTHER AGENCIES, FROM O PERATION SANDSTONE ( 1948 ) THROUGH OPERATION FIST BOWL ( 1962 ). WHE RE NEUTRON DATA ARE AVAILABLE, THE GAMMA MEASUREMENTS ARE CORRECTED FO R THE DIRECT EFFECT OF THE NEUTRONS ON THE DETECTOR AS WELL AS ON THE DETECTOR'S ENVIRONMENT. SHIELD ATTENUATION OF THE GAMMA DOSE WAS TAKE N INTO ACCOUNT. GAMMA-DOSE-TIMES-DISTANCE-SQUARED, VERSUS DISTANCE FO R SHOT CONDITIONS, IS GRAPHICALLY PRESENTED.


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