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Preliminary report on the oceanography of Bikini Atoll

by Gordon A. Riley

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean currents -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll.,
  • Oceanography -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by G.A. Riley].
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24130562M
    OCLC/WorldCa42863457

      Bikini is an atoll in the Ralik Chain of the Marshall Islands. The land area consists of 36 islets with a combined area of about 2 square miles on a reef that is 25 miles long. People and Events on Bikini Atoll. Bikini Atoll is one of two sites in the northern Marshall Islands used by the United States for testing of atmospheric nuclear weapons. Find the perfect Bikini Atoll stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Select from premium Bikini Atoll of the highest quality.

    This textbook covers physical-oceanographic processes, theories, data, and measurements, targeted at upper-division undergraduates and graduate students in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering. In addition to the classical topics, the author includes discussions of heat fluxes, the role of the ocean in climate, the deep circulation, equatorial processes including El Nino, data. The following text is excerpted by the permission from the University of Washington Press from the book Proving ground; an account of the radiobiological studies in the Pacific, , by Neal O. Hines, Seattle, Wash.: University of Washington Press, I. The Possible Usefulness of a re-examination of Bikini Atoll at some point in the future occurred to members of the staffs of Joint.

    Also included is a typed report "Preliminary Report on the Reef Fishes of the Crossroads Project" by Schultz and Capt. Earl S. Herald Abstract This item refers to a folder of notes and data compiled by Leonard P. Schultz during Operation Crossroads, on Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands) in and   Bikini Atoll can be found in the Marshall Islands, a chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls between Hawaii and Southeast Asia. The expedition started with a report .


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Preliminary report on the oceanography of Bikini Atoll by Gordon A. Riley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Preliminary report on the oceanography of Bikini Atoll / By Gordon A. (Gordon Arthur) Riley Topics: Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, Ocean currents, OceanographyAuthor: Gordon A. (Gordon Arthur) Riley. Preliminary report on the oceanography of Bikini Atoll / [by G.A.

Riley]. By Gordon A. (Gordon Arthur) Riley Topics: Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, Ocean currents, OceanographyAuthor: Gordon A.

(Gordon Arthur) Riley. Circulation systems of Bikini and Rongelap lagoons / by William S. von Arx --C. Adjustment of Bikini Atoll to ocean waves / by Walter H. Munk and Marston S. Sargent --D. Sea temperature in the Marshall Islands area / by Margaret K.

Robinson. Series Title: Geological Survey professional paper, B-D.; Bikini and nearby atolls, Marshall Islands. Science at the crossroads: The Navy, Bikini Atoll, and American oceanography in the s IN THE SUMMER of some fifty scientists, accompanied by an equal number of Navy personnel, descended upon Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands of the western Pacific.

They came armed not with weapons, but with an array of scien. JAMS reports, including chapters on oceanography, are inRG, Army Chief of Staff Reports and Messages,NACP.

Charles C. Bates and John F. Fuller, America's weather warriors (College Station, TX, ), Cited by: Science at the Crossroads: The Navy, Bikini Atoll, and American Oceanography in the s Article in Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 30(2) January with 25 Reads.

Bikini Atoll lies in the northern Marshall Islands in the central Pacific. It is km 2 with a perimeter of km. Its central lagoon is up to >30 m deep.

There were originally 25 islands on the rim but several of these were destroyed by the Nuclear testing carried out on the Atoll in the s. N early 60 years after the last of 23 nuclear explosions in its land, air and water, Bikini Atoll again looks like the idyllic Pacific paradise it was in — a bracelet of sandy, palm-covered.

Book Reviewvs Bikini and Nearby Atolls. U.S. Geo-logical Survey Professional PaperNo. (a-w). U.S. Geological Survey, taine Maury in oceanography or of the Charles Wilkes expedition in marine geology, biology, geography, and eth- Bikini atoll than.

4 oceanography 8. Do ONE of the following: a. Write a word report on a book about oceanography approved by your counselor. Visit one of the following: (1) Oceanographic research ship (2) Oceanographic institute, marine laboratory, or marine aquarium Write a word report.

Bikini Atoll has been included on the list for the role that tests of atomic weapons at Bikini played in shaping global culture in the second half of the 20th Century. Bikini Atoll is the first World Heritage site for the Marshall Islands.

Bikini has been inscribed under two criteria for World Heritage recognition, which require that it be. Bikini and Nearby Atolls Part 2. Oceanography (physical) Circulation Systems of Bikini and Rongelap Lagoons Adjustment of Bikini Atoll to Ocean Waves Sea Temperature in the Marshall Islands Area GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER B, C, D.

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Science at the Crossroads: The Navy, Bikini Atoll, and American Oceanography in the 's. Ronald Rainger. Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 30(2), ; Sources on the History of California Fisheries at Archives of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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out of 5 stars Board book. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Introduction to Marine Science David W. Townsend. out of 5 stars Hardcover. Essentials of Oceanography by Alan Trujillo and Harold Thurman Although this book is a textbook used in Oceanography course across the nation, I found it to be a wonderful source of knowledge.

My professor used to assign us multiple chapters in one week but I honestly did not mind reading them because the subject matter is so interesting. Scientific Reports: Bikini Atoll Rehabilitation Committee Report No. Bikini Rehabilitation Project Quarterly Report, April, June, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June,at Conard, R.

Fallout: The Experiences of a Medical Team in the Care of Marshallese Population Accidentally Exposed to Fallout Radiation. Reset your password. If you have a user account, you will need to reset your password the next time you login.

You will only need to do this once. The average radiation level was mrem/y. One measurement was as high as mrem/y. The researchers believe that this is a result of the testing that occurred directly on Bikini Atoll.

Rongelap Atoll, which received significant fallout from the testing but was not the site of a direct hit, showed measurements as high as 55 mrem/y. Enewetak Atoll (/ ɛ ˈ n iː w ə ˌ t ɔː k, ˌ ɛ n ɪ ˈ w iː t ɔː k /; also spelled Eniwetok Atoll or sometimes Eniewetok; Marshallese: Ānewetak, [ænʲeːwɛːdˠɑk], or Āne-wātak, [ænʲeːwæːdˠɑk]) is a large coral atoll of 40 islands in the Pacific Ocean and with its people (as of ) forms a legislative district of the Ralik Chain of the Marshall Islands.

Bikini Atoll (/ ˈ b ɪ k ɪ ˌ n iː / or / b ɪ ˈ k iː n i /; Marshallese: 'Pikinni', [pʲiɡinnʲi], meaning "coconut place"), sometimes known as Eschscholtz Atoll between the s and (see Etymology section below for history and orthography of the endonym), is a coral reef in the Marshall Islands consisting of 23 islands surrounding a square-mile ( km 2) central lagoon.8) Do ONE of the following: (Use a blank sheet of paper for your report or speech outline) a.

Write a word report on a book about oceanography approved by your counselor. b. Visit one of the following: (1) an oceanographic research ship or (2) an oceanographic institute, marine laboratory, or .F. R. Fosberg book #59, begins with ; no.s - are in book 58 starting p. 52 Preliminary report on the oceanography of Bikini Atoll / View Metadata.

By: Riley, Gordon A. (Gordon Arthur), (Marshall Islands) Marshall Islands Oceania Oceanography Technical reports.

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