Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Solid Earth, 10, 59–78, 2019
Solid Earth, 10, 59–78, 2019

Research article 15 Jan 2019

Research article | 15 Jan 2019

A multi-technology analysis of the 2017 North Korean nuclear test

Peter Gaebler et al.

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On 3 September 2017 official channels of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea announced the successful test of a nuclear device. This study provides a multi-technology analysis of the 2017 North Korean event and its aftermath using a wide array of geophysical methods (seismology, infrasound, remote sensing, radionuclide monitoring, and atmospheric transport modeling). Our results clearly indicate that the September 2017 North Korean event was in fact a nuclear test.