Accession Number : AD0481165

Title :   AERIAL SURVEY OF THE CONTAMINATED OCEAN SURFACE AT OPERATION WIGWAM, WITH DOSE RATE CONTOUR LINES THROUGH D+4 DAYS,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RADIOLOGICAL DEFENSE LAB SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s) : Kehrer, W. S.

Report Date : 28 FEB 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : Aerial survey was utilized to measure the radiation intensities above the contaminated pool at Operation Wigwam. These field data were used to provide a detailed analysis of the radiation field at 3 ft. above the surface through D + 4 days, and to determine the hazard to personnel on board ships traversing the area.

Descriptors :   *RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES), (*OCEANS, ARTIFICIAL RADIOACTIVITY), (*UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, GAMMA RAYS, AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, CONTAMINATION, DOSE RATE, MEASUREMENT, LOW ALTITUDE, ERRORS, MINESWEEPERS, ATTACK BOMBERS, NAVAL AIRCRAFT, CALIBRATION, INTENSITY, NAVAL PERSONNEL, RADIATION HAZARDS, MAPPING, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, SCINTILLATION COUNTERS, AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE