Greenland: on the lookout for nuclear explosions

outpost in northern Greenland

At a remote outpost in Qaanaaq,  northern Greenland, one operator runs an infrasound station which detects atomic activity year round.

It's part of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test- Ban Treaty, an international agreement that bans nuclear explosions by everyone, everywhere — on the earth’s surface, in the atmosphere, underwater and underground.

Gerry Adams reports on a committed team of engineers that braves the elements to upgrade the infrasound station in order to save lives in the event of disaster.

Duration:  2’03″

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