US Pacific Proving Grounds

Amerikansk: Forsøgsområderne i Stillehavet.
De lokaliteter i Marshalløerne, herunder Bikini, Enewetak atollen, Johnston Island og et par andre steder i Stillehavet, der anvendes af USA til at foretage atomprøvesprængninger i, i perioden 1946 til og med 1962, herunder Operation Crossroads (1946), Operation Sandstone (1948), Operation Greenhouse (1951), Operation Ivy (1952), Operation Castle (1954), Operation Redwing (1956), Operation Hardtack I (1958), Newsreel (1958) og Operation Dominic (1962).
Arkiv: National Archives: Records of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, (Record Group 374), 1943-73.
Se også: Farallon Island Radioactive Waste Dump.
Se tillige: Britiske atomvåbenforsøg i Australien.
Franske atomvåbenforsøg i Stillehavet.
Miljøforurening
/ Contamination, environmental pollution
Se også: Barium ; beryllium ; cerium ; cæsium ; jod ; krypton ; lanthanum ; molybdæn ; neptunium ; niobium ; plutonium ; polonium ; radioaktivitet ; ruthenium ; strontium-90 ; tellur ; tritium ; uran ; xenon ; zirkonium.

Litteratur

Nuclear Testing Program in the Marshall Islands: Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources United States Senate one hundred ninth Congress first session on Effects of U.S. Nuclear Testing Program in the Marshall Islands July 19, 2005. 2005. - 116 s.
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-109shrg24536/pdf/CHRG-109shrg24536.pdf
Oak Ridge Associated Universities Team: Summary Site Profile for the Pacific Proving Ground, 2006. - 18 s.
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/ocas/pdfs/tbd/ppgr0.pdf
United States Nuclear Tests, July 1945 through September 1992.
U.S. Department of Energy Nevada Operations Office, DOE/NV--209-REV 15, December 2000.


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