Changes in Ground-Water Regime under the Impact
of Underground Nuclear Explosions
E. M. Gorbunova and A. A. Spivak
Institute of Geosphere Dynamics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii pr. 38-6, Moscow, 117334 Russia
Received October 1, 1996
AbstractHydrogeologic effects of an underground nuclear explosion are discussed in detail. Experiments
indicate considerable changes in ground-water dynamics in the explosion area. Natural hydrogeologic regime
restores itself in 36 months.