ERIC Number: ED040067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: N/A
Nuclear Explosives in Peacetime, A Scientists' Institute for Public Information Workbook.
Brodine, Virginia, Ed.; Bradford, Albert, Ed.
Discussed are the commercial uses of nuclear explosives as well as the testing of nuclear weapons. Case histories of the use of nuclear explosives to stimulate oil and natural gas production are examined, and problems associated with nuclear blasting are discussed with special reference to canal construction. Effects of nuclear weapons testing are discussed under the heading of "Radiation Hazards" and "Seismic Hazards." Safety precautions and safety standards are described. The need for adequate information to be provided to the public is stressed. A short annotated bibliography is included. (EB)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Weapons, Pollution, Radiation Effects, Reference Materials
Scientists' Institute for Public Information, 30 East 68th St., New York, N. Y. 10021 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scientists' Inst. for Public Information, New York, NY.