Description: Activities of the National Monitoring System are summarized for the period March 1 to June 15, 1953, during which eleven nuclear devices were fired at the Nevada Proving Grounds during Operation Upshot-Knothole. The program employed a world-wide network of 125 sampling locations. Each station collected samples of atmospheric dusts for radiometric analysis. A comparison is made of air concentrations and fall-out activities. Data are tabulated.
Date: June 25, 1954
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