Operations plan for the Regional Seismic Test Network
The Regional Seismic Test Network program was established to provide a capability for detection of extremely sensitive earth movements. Seismic signals from both natural and man-made earth motions will be analyzed with the ultimate objective of accurately locating underground nuclear explosions. The Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, has designed an unattended seismic station capable of recording seismic information received at the location of the seismometers installed as part of that specific station. A network of stations is required to increase the capability of determining the source of the seismic signal and the location of the source. Current plans are to establish a five-station seismic network in the United States and Canada. The Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office, has been assigned the responsibility for deploying, installing, and operating these remote stations. This Operation Plan provides the basic information and tasking to accomplish this assignment.
- Publication Date:
- OSTI Identifier:
- Report Number(s):
ON: DE82011813; TRN: 82-008895
- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- Department of Energy, Las Vegas, NV (USA). Nevada Operations Office
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; 58 GEOSCIENCES; NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS; SEISMIC DETECTION; SEISMIC ARRAYS; OPERATION; MANAGEMENT; SITE SELECTION; UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS; DETECTION; EXPLOSIONS; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS 450300* -- Military Technology, Weaponry, & National Defense-- Nuclear Explosion Detection; 580201 -- Geophysics-- Seismology & Tectonics-- (1980-1989)
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