Prepared by the Case Histories Committee for the Engineering Geology Division of the Geological Society of America, these histories are intended as reference material for the practicing geologist and for the college student. This volume, the eighth in the Case History series, presents the seismological aspects of the works of man—the civil engineer or engineering geologist interacting with the environment. Topics are in two categories—changes at a point (nuclear or chemical explosions and well injection or withdrawal) and changes on a line (damming a river or construction along a coastline).
Seismic Ground Effects from Nuclear Explosions
Published:January 01, 1970
Dean S. Carder, 1970. "Seismic Ground Effects from Nuclear Explosions", Engineering Seismology, WM. Mansfield Adams
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Some of the results of measuring surface effects from many-nuclear explosions in the Nevada Test Site (NTS) and elsewhere, which may be of interest to Civil Defense and to the scientific public, are given and discussed. The distance range are in the elastic zone and measurements are confined in general to the surface within the radii from 0.3 to 20 kilometers. However, projections are made to greater distances.