Accession Number : ADA136820
Title : Operation DOMINIC I-1962.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : KAMAN TEMPO SANTA BARBARA CA
Personal Author(s) : Berkhouse, L ; Davis, S E ; Gladeck, F R ; Hallowell, J H ; Jones, C B
Report Date : 01 Feb 1983
Pagination or Media Count : 432
Abstract : DOMINIC I was an atmospheric nuclear weapons test series conducted in the Pacific Ocean area in 1962. It included 5 high-altitude shots at Johnston Island, 29 airdrop airburst events near Johnston and Christmas Islands, one Polaris-launched airburst in the Christmas Island area, and one underwater test in the Pacific Ocean off the United States West Coast. This is a report on DOD personnel with an emphasis on operations and radiological safety.
Descriptors : *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS , *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING , NUCLEAR WEAPONS , MILITARY PERSONNEL , DECONTAMINATION , AIRBURST , EXPLOSION EFFECTS , NUCLEAR RADIATION , SAFETY , HIGH ALTITUDE , CIVILIAN PERSONNEL , EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY) , UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS , RADIATION MONITORS , JOHNSTON ISLAND , DOSIMETRY , CHRISTMAS ISLAND
Subject Categories : Radiobiology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE