THEORETICAL STUDY OF THE GENERATION OF INFRASONIC WAVES IN THE ATMOSPHERE.
Final rept. 27 Nov 67-27 Dec 69,
MOUNT AUBURN RESEARCH ASSOCIATES INC CAMBRIDGE MASS
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The generation of acoustic and internal gravity waves in the earths atmosphere by nuclear detonations is considered. Attention is given to a general statement of the problem and to the assessment of the importance of various generation mechanisms in the flows produced by nuclear explosions. From the significant source mechanisms, the corresponding wave emissions are estimated with reference to nuclear detonation outputs. Author
- Atmospheric Physics