22 August 2000 Progress on determining the vapor signature of a buried land mine
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Abstract
The purpose of the Explosives Fate and Transport (EF and T) experiments is to define in detail the accessible trace chemical signature produced by the explosives contained in buried landmines. We intend to determine the partitioning, composition, and quantity of explosive related chemicals which emanate form different kinds of landmines buried in multiple soil types and exposed to various climatic events. We are also developing a computer model that will enable us to predict the composition and quantity of ERC under a much wider range of environmental conditions than we are able to measure experimentally.
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Vivian George, Thomas F. Jenkins, James M. Phelan, Daniel C. Leggett, Jimmie C. Oxley, Stephen W. Webb, Paul H. Miyares, James H. Cragin, James L. Smith, Thomas E. Berry, "Progress on determining the vapor signature of a buried land mine", Proc. SPIE 4038, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets V, (22 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.396228; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.396228
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