LABAN containment data report

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The LABAN event was detonated in hole U2ff of the Nevada Test Site. The device had a depth-of-burial of 326 m in the alluvium of Area 4, about 240 m above the standing water level (SWL). Stemming of the 2.44 m diameter emplacement hole followed the plan. A log of the stemming operations was maintained by Holmes and Narver. Detonation time was 06:33 PDT on August 3, 1983. About 75 minutes later the chimney began collapsing to the surface. A major collapse event occurred 5 minutes later with episodes continuing for the next 20 minutes. No radiation arrivals were detected ... continued below

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Stubbs, T. & Heinle, R. May 1, 1995.

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The LABAN event was detonated in hole U2ff of the Nevada Test Site. The device had a depth-of-burial of 326 m in the alluvium of Area 4, about 240 m above the standing water level (SWL). Stemming of the 2.44 m diameter emplacement hole followed the plan. A log of the stemming operations was maintained by Holmes and Narver. Detonation time was 06:33 PDT on August 3, 1983. About 75 minutes later the chimney began collapsing to the surface. A major collapse event occurred 5 minutes later with episodes continuing for the next 20 minutes. No radiation arrivals were detected in the emplacement hole at depths less than 106 m and the LABAN containment was considered successful.

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OSTI as DE95015950

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  • Other Information: PBD: May 1995

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  • Other: DE95015950
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID--121264
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/95249 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 95249
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc791968

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Stubbs, T. & Heinle, R. LABAN containment data report, report, May 1, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc791968/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.