Accession Number:

AD0726352

Title:

A Summary of Ecological Investigations at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland: Fiscal Year 1970

Descriptive Note:

Special publication Aug 1969-Jun 1971

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

The ecological investigations described in this report were designed to measure the environmental impact, if any, of field tests of chemical warfare agents ar Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. This program was initiated in August 1969 in response to concern expressed by members of Congress and other public officials because of the existence of the testing activities. This report contains appropriate background information concerning agent field testing at Edgewood Arsenal, the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Advisory Committee for Review of Testing Safety at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland, and Fort McClellan, Alabama, and physiocochemical and climatological parameters of the test area. Summary reports of progress during fiscal year 1970 in various phases of the program are also presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE