Accession Number : ADA309842

Title :   Development of Regional Discriminants.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 May 94-15 Dec 95,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA SEISMOLOGICAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Helmberger, Donald V. ; Harkrider, David G.

PDF Url : ADA309842

Report Date : 23 MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 156

Abstract : The research performed under the grant, during the period May 1, 1994 through December 15, 1995, can be divided into three main topics: (1) Regional source parameters, seismic energy, and discrimination; (2) Determining surface wave magnitudes from regional Nevada Test Site data; and (3) Isotropic and deviatoric moment inversion of regional surface waves from Nevada test site explosions: implications for yield estimation and seismic discrimination.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, *SEISMIC DISCRIMINATION, YIELD(NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS), PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS, SURFACE WAVES, ESTIMATES, ISOTROPISM, SEISMIC WAVES, INVERSION, RAYLEIGH WAVES, LOVE WAVES.

Subject Categories : Seismic Detection and Detectors
      Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE