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The Environment of Amchitka Island, Alaska

The Environment of Amchitka Island, Alaska

Prepared for Division of Military application, Energy Research and Development Administration

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Published by Available from National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amchitka Island,
  • Underground nuclear explosions,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Ecology,
  • Cannikin Project,
  • Alaska

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages682
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8345276M
    ISBN 100870791060
    ISBN 109780870791062
    OCLC/WorldCa3186545

    The Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance (LTS&M) Plan for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) Amchitka Island sites describes how LM plans to conduct its mission to protect human health and the environment at the three nuclear test sites located on Amchitka Island, Alaska. Amchitka Island, near the western end. Three underground nuclear tests were conducted on Amchitka Island, Alaska, in , , and The effects of the Long Shot, Milrow, and Cannikin tests on the environment were extensively investigated during and following the detonations, and the area continues to be monitored today.

      When official announcement was made of the first planned nuclear test on Amchitka Island, the response of then-Alaska Governor William J. Egan was to declare that, “I am pleased that we have been selected as the hosts, so to speak, for this test, and I’m sure I speak for my fellow Alaskans.” He stated that [ ]. Books. TV Listings. Film and TV. Music. who worked on Amchitka Island in He is the author of a dozen books about Alaska, science, history, and the environment.

      Dasher studies environmental radiation and contaminants for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation in Fairbanks. The main thing that concerns him about Amchitka is that in the last 25 years no one has tested the ocean surrounding the island. Amchitka Mud Pit Sites Post-Closure Monitoring and Inspection Report Amchitka Island, Alaska, September (PDF), DOE Office of Legacy Management* The Environment of Amchitka Island, Alaska; TID; (PDF), DOE Office of Legacy Management* Amchitka, Alaska, Site Fact Sheet (PDF), DOE Office of Legacy Management*.


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[Melvin Leroy Merritt; Rueben Glen Fuller; United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Division of Military Application.;] -- Report on ecological investigations sponsored by U.S.

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Glen Fuller. Get this from a library. Amchitka and the bomb: nuclear testing in Alaska. [Dean Kohlhoff] -- From throughthe US set off three underground atomic blasts in the remote wilderness of the Aleutian islands off the coast of Alaska.

Detailing how. Amchitka and the The Environment of Amchitka Island tells a harrowing story of the struggle of private citizens and small environmental groups to counter the weight of the federal government.

It adds immeasurably to our understanding of the nuclear history of the United s: 2. Alaska at WarThe Forgotten War Remembered. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press. Coats, P., Amchitka, Alaska: toward the bio-biography of an island.

Environmental History Vol1 Issue 4 p Department of the Interior,   Amchitka Island in the central Aleutian Islands was drafted into military service during World War II.

This island in the Alaska Maritime Refuge became a forward fighter and bomber base for the Allies in January of in the campaign to recapture the Japanese-held islands of Attu and Kiska.

Amchitka (/ æ m ˈ tʃ ɪ t k ə /; Aleut: Amchixtax̂; Russian: Амчитка) is a volcanic, tectonically unstable island in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in southwest is part of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife island, with a land area of roughly square miles ( km 2), is about 42 miles (68 km) long and 1 to 4 miles ( to km) wide.

Ensure the people of Alaska will not suffer adverse impacts to their health, or the environment due to the legacy of the underground nuclear testing carried out at Amchitka Island, Alaska, now or in the future.

Former Amchitka Airport Tower, Amchitka Island, Alaska. Reports prepared in response to concerns about Amchitka Island. Long Term. Amchitka and the Bomb tells a harrowing story of the struggle of private citizens and small environmental groups to counter the weight of the federal government.

It adds immeasurably to our. Book Description: More than a quarter-century has now passed since the United States set off the last of three underground atomic blasts in the remote wilderness of the Aleutian islands, off the coast of Alaska.

Cannikin, as this third test was called, exploded as planned on November 6,on Amchitka Island. Amchitka and the Bomb tells a harrowing story of the struggle of private citizens and small environmental groups to counter the weight of the federal government.

It adds immeasurably to. War Duties: Amchitka Island in the central Aleutian Islands was drafted into military service during World War II. This island in the Alaska Maritime Refuge became a forward fighter and bomber base for the Allies in January of in the campaign to recapture the Japanese-held islands of Attu and Kiska.

Modeling Approach for Amchitka Island: Ap Hydrologic Processes and Radionuclide Distribution in a Cavity and Chimney Produced by the Cannikin Nuclear Explosion, Amchitka Island, Alaska: March Contamination Assessment Report Amchitka Island Aleutian Island, Alaska: May The Environment of Amchitka Island, Alaska TID In Septembera small group of activists boarded a small fishing boat in Vancouver, Canada, and headed north towards a tiny island, Amchitka, west of Alaska in the Aleutian Islands, where the U.

government was conducting underground nuclear tests. Among the people sardined in the fishing boat were Robert Hunter and Robert Keziere. More than a quarter-century has now passed since the United States set off the last of three underground atomic blasts in the remote wilderness of the Aleutian islands, off the coast of Alaska.

Cannikin, as this third test was called, exploded as planned on November 6,on Amchitka Island. The first test, Project Long Shot (), was designed to determine whether. Amchitka is the southernmost link of the Aleutian Island chain that swings across the Bering Sea from North America almost to the Russian coast.

The island lost its native Aleut population in the. The island’s relatively temperate climate has made it one of the Arctic’s most valuable bird sanctuaries, a critical staging ground for more than migratory species, as well as home to walruses.

Site Information and History Info-square Book-open Amchitka Island is near the western end of the Aleutian Island chain and is the largest island in the Rat Island Group. The island is located about 1, miles west-southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, and miles east of the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russia.

The island is 42 miles long and. The Environment of Amchitka Island, Alaska (Oak Ridge, TN: Technical Information Center, Energy Research and Development Administration, ), ed. by Melvin L. Merritt and R.

Glen Fuller (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: World War, -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands -- Fiction.Cannikin was an underground nuclear weapons test performed on November 6,on Amchitka island, Alaska, by the United States Atomic Energy Commission.

The experiment, part of the Operation Grommet nuclear test series, tested the unique W71 warhead design for the LIM Spartan anti-ballistic missile. With an explosive yield of almost 5 megatons of TNT (21 PJ).

The Long-Term Surveillance and Maintenance (LTS&M) Plan for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) Amchitka Island sites describes how LM plans to conduct its mission to protect human health and the environment at the three nuclear test sites located on Amchitka Island, Alaska.

Amchitka Island, near the western end of the Aleutian Islands.