Accession Number : AD0735656

Title :   Project Pre-Gondola I: Cloud Development Studies.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LIVERMORE RADIATION LAB

Personal Author(s) : Day, Walter C. ; Rohrer, Robert F.

Report Date : JUL 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 73

Abstract : The clouds resulting from four 20-ton nitromethane cratering explosions in a wet clay shale medium were studied by photographic analysis and lidar (laser-radar) tracking. A technique for detecting tracers in future events in the same medium was investigated. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CLOUDS, *OPTICAL SCANNING, *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, *CRATERING, SIMULATION, EXPLOSION EFFECTS, OPTICAL RADAR, CLOUD COVER, PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSING, DRIFT, OPTICAL TRACKING, TRACER STUDIES.

Subject Categories : Explosions
      Optical Detection and Detectors
      Nuclear Explosions and Devices(non-military)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE