Accession Number : AD0428227


Title :   THE GNOME EXPLOSION AND ITS BEARING ON NUCLEAR TEST DETECTION,


Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA


Personal Author(s) : Berg,Joseph W ,Jr


Report Date : Mar 1962


Pagination or Media Count : 7


Abstract : The GNOME nuclear explosion was detonated in salt underground. The object of this report is to assess the early analyses of the seismic data from the GNOME explosion in its relation to nuclear test detection. To do this, the report is divided into three sections: I. Source, II. Propagation Paths and Recording Sites, and III. Effects on Geneva Criteria. (Author)


Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS , UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS , EXPLOSION EFFECTS , SEISMOGRAPHS , DETECTION , RECORDING SYSTEMS , WAVE PROPAGATION


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE