Document Details


Title:
FALLOUT FORECASTING - 1945 THROUGH 1962
Author(s):
KENNEDY, W R [LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY]; FAIRCHILD, E; KENNEDY, W R
Subject Terms:
FALLOUT; FORECASTING; TRINITY EVENT; CROSSROADS OPERATION; SANDSTONE OPERATION; RANGER OPERATION; GREENHOUSE OPERATION; BUSTER OPERATION; JANGLE PROJECT; TUMBLER OPERATION; IVY OPERATION; UPSHOT OPERATION; CASTLE OPERATION; TEAPOT OPERATION; PLUMBBOB OPERATION; HARDTACK I OPERATION; HARDTACK II OPERATION; NOUGAT OPERATION; DOMINIC I OPERATION; BIBLIOGRAPHIES; TUMBLER-SNAPPER OPERATION; BUSTER-JANGLE OPERATION; UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE 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:
1986 Mar 31
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0044
Accession Number:
NV0062735
Document Number(s):
LA10605MS
Originating Research Org.:
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THE DELAYED HAZARDS OF FALLOUT FROM THE DETONATIONS OF NUCLEAR DEVICES IN THE ATMOSPHERE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN THE CONCERN OF THOSE INVOLVED IN T HE TEST PROGRAM. EVEN BEFORE THE TRINITY SHOT (TR-2) OF JULY 16, 1945, MANY VERY COMPETENT, INTELLIGENT SCIENTISTS AND OTHERS FROM ALL FIELD S OF EXPERTISE TRIED THEIR HAND AT THE PREDICTION PROBLEMS. THIS RESUM E AND COLLECTION OF PARTS FROM REPORTS, MEMORANDA, REFERENCES, ETC., E NDEAVOR TO CHRONOLOGICALLY OUTLINE PREDICTION METHODS USED OPERATIONAL LY IN THE FIELD DURING TEST OPERATIONS OF NUCLEAR DEVICES FIRED INTO T HE ATMOSPHERE.


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