Yields of US and Soviet Nuclear Tests

Physics Today Vol. 40, p. 36 (August 1987) Part 1(PDF) Part 2 (PDF)
Coauthor: Jack Evernden

Failure to account properly for geological and seismological differences between the US and Soviet test sites has led to overestimates of Soviet tests and to incorrect claims of Soviet cheating on the treaty limit of 150 kilotons.