Estimates for explosion moment M0, and reduced displacement potential, Ψ∞, are made for four French explosions at Taourirt Tan Afella Massif in southern French Sahara using data from the long-range seismic measurement network and the EKA and YKA arrays. Preparatory to determining moments, attenuation,
Both spectral estimation and broadband temporal deconvolution methods are used for estimation of the explosion moments. The deconvolution estimates of static moment are found to be consistent with the spectral estimation methods. Deconvolved seismograms for the explosions EMERAUDE, RUBIS, SAPHIR, and GRENAT show evidence of strong anisotropic free surface interaction that may be due to scattering or spall from the steep topography of the Taourirt Tan Affela Massif test site.