Las Vegas Area (ARMS-II)

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From Abstract: "An Aerial Radiological Measuring Survey (ARMS) of the Las Vegas area was made for the Civil Effects Test Operations, Division of Biology and Medicine, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, by Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier, Inc., between May 21 and June 23, 1961. The survey was part of a nationwide program to measure present environmental levels of gamma radiation. Approximately 6000 traverse miles were flown, at an attitude of 500 ft above the ground, in a 100-mile square centered near Las Vegas. The EG&G ARMS-II instrumentation was used in the survey."

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24 p. : ill.

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Guillou, R. B.; Hand, J. E. & Borella, H. M. October 1961.

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  • Main Title: Las Vegas Area (ARMS-II)
  • Added Title: Civil Effects Test Operations Report CEX-61.6.1
  • Added Title: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Civil Effects Test Operations Office. CEX. Civil Effects Study
  • Series Title: Civil Effects Test Operations Reports

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From Abstract: "An Aerial Radiological Measuring Survey (ARMS) of the Las Vegas area was made for the Civil Effects Test Operations, Division of Biology and Medicine, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, by Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier, Inc., between May 21 and June 23, 1961. The survey was part of a nationwide program to measure present environmental levels of gamma radiation. Approximately 6000 traverse miles were flown, at an attitude of 500 ft above the ground, in a 100-mile square centered near Las Vegas. The EG&G ARMS-II instrumentation was used in the survey."

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24 p. : ill.

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  • October 1961

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  • May 21, 1961 - June 23, 1961

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Guillou, R. B.; Hand, J. E. & Borella, H. M. Las Vegas Area (ARMS-II), report, October 1961; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc13038/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.