Long-Period Seismic Waves from Nuclear Explosions in Various Environments

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Science  17 Jun 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3416, pp. 1804-1805
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3416.1804


Large nuclear explosions in the solid earth, the hydrosphere, and the lower and upper atmosphere have generated seismic waves of periods greater than about 5 seconds which have been detected at great distances from the source.