Accession Number : ADA222289


Title :   The VELA Program. A Twenty-Five Year Review of Basic Research


Corporate Author : DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY ARLINGTON VA


Personal Author(s) : Kerr, Ann U


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a222289.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1985


Pagination or Media Count : 985


Abstract : Partial Contents: A Review of Test Ban Research; Underground Nuclear Weapons Testing and Seismology - A Cooperative Effort; Forensic Seismology; Technical Issues Related to Nuclear Test Ban Treaties; VELA Overview: The Early Years of the Seismic Research Program; Explosion/Earthquake Source Theory; Linear Elastic Waveform Modeling in the Inelastic Region of Underground Nuclear Explosions; Seismic Wave Propagation Effects; Development of Theory and Numerical Modeling; In-Situ Paths Strain and Stress Bounds with Application to Desert Alluvium; Seismic Scattering and Lithospheric Heterogeneity; Body Wave Propagation in three-Dimensional Source and Receiver Structure; Instrumentation and Signal Analysis; Regional Seismic Array Program and High Frequency Instrumentation; Signal Analysis: Explosion Seismology; Earthquake or Explosion: Where are We Now?; Teleseismic Methods; Regional Methods; and Tools for Seismic Data Analysis and Management for Research and International Data Exchange.


Descriptors :   *SEISMIC WAVES , MATHEMATICAL MODELS , NUCLEAR WEAPONS , NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS , SOURCES , SCATTERING , HIGH FREQUENCY , INFORMATION EXCHANGE , MODELS , THEORY , WAVEFORMS , ELASTIC PROPERTIES , EXPLOSIONS , UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS , ALLUVIUM , NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING , REGIONS , THREE DIMENSIONAL , SEISMIC DATA , WAVE PROPAGATION , LONG RANGE(DISTANCE) , SIGNALS , LINEARITY , RECEIVERS , INSTRUMENTATION , HETEROGENEITY , INTERNATIONAL , TREATIES , EARTHQUAKES , DESERTS , SEISMOLOGY , WAVES , SEISMIC ARRAYS , LITIGATION , LITHOSPHERE


Subject Categories : Nuclear Warfare
      Seismic Detection and Detectors


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE