Document Details


Title:
ANALYSIS OF NUCLEAR TEST TRINITY RADIOLOGICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL DATA
Author(s):
QUINN, V E [WEATHER SERVICE-NUCLEAR SUPPORT OFFICE]
Subject Terms:
FALLOUT PATTERNS; MAPS; GRAPHS; TRINITY EVENT; METEOROLOGICAL DATA; AEROSOL MONITORING; DOSE RATES
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:
1987 Sep 30
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0082
Accession Number:
NV0067399
Document Number(s):
NVO313
Originating Research Org.:
WEATHER SERVICE-NUCLEAR SUPPORT OFFICE
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE WEATHER SERVICE NUCLEAR SUPPORT OFFICE (WSNS 0) ANALYSES OF THE RADIOLOGICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL DATA COLLECTED FOR THE TRINTIY NUCLEAR TEST. INCONSISTENCIES IN THE RADIOLOGICAL DATA AN D THEIR RESOLUTION ARE DISCUSSED. THE METHODS OF NORMALIZING THE RADI OLOGICAL DATA TO A STANDARD TIME AND ESTIMATING FALLOUT-ARRIVAL TIMES ARE PRESENTED. THE METEOROLOGICAL SITUATIONS ON EVENT DAY AND THE FOL LOWING DAY ARE DESCRIBED. COMPARISONS OF THE WSNSO FALLOUT ANALYSES W ITH ANALYSES PERFORMED IN THE 1940S ARE PRESENTED. THE RADIOLOGICAL D ATA USED TO DERIVE THE WSNSO 1987 FALLOUT PATTERNS ARE TABULATED IN AP PENDICES.


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