Accession Number : ADA995270

Title :   OPERATION ARGUS. Surface Measurements - PROJECT MIDAS.

Corporate Author : KAMAN TEMPO SANTA BARBARA CA

Personal Author(s) : Newman,P. ; Chernosky,E. ; Markham,T. ; McCabe,L. ; Peterson,A.

Report Date : 31 AUG 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The objective was to make surface measurements of the electromagnetic and optical effects in the detonation area (South Atlantic) and in the area geomagnetically conjugate (Azores) during the Argus experiment. The project participated in three events - Argus I, II, and III. Keywords include: High altitude nuclear explosions, Electromagnetic effects, Optical effects, and NTPR(Nuclear Test Personnel Review).

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, ELECTROMAGNETIC PROPERTIES, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, GROUND LEVEL, GEOMAGNETISM, SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN, AZORES, DETONATIONS, ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, HIGH ALTITUDE, MEASUREMENT, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, SURFACES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE