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Archambeau, Charles B.
Oral history interview with Charles B. Archambeau, 1998 June 18.
The interview focuses on Archambeau's geophysical training at the California Institute of Technology and his career as a seismologist, covering the period before 1970. Major emphasis lies on his involvement in issues related to the seismic detection of underground nuclear explosions and his advocacy for a nuclear test ban treaty. He discusses the Department of Defense's "Project Vela Uniform," which aimed at improving seismic detection capabilities, and he describes Vela's impact on his career on seismology in general.
Archambeau, Charles B.
California Institute of Technology
United States. Dept. of Defense.
VELA Program (U.S.)
Geophysics.
Nuclear weapons -- Detection.
Nuclear weapons -- Testing.
Seismology
Underground nuclear explosions -- Detection.
Sound recordings. aat
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Seismologists -- Interviews.
Project Vela Uniform.
Barth, Kai-Henrik, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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