The problem with trying to nail down potential uses and effects of systems like HAARP is that one is attempting to uncover things that are
experimental in scope and cloaked in secrecy. There are fortunately many people who are very concerned about the uses of such things though and their
effects and one book people might add to their reading list is titled "Planet Earth The Latest Weapon of War" by Rosalie Bertell. After reading quotes
one might well get the idea that an effect on the earths magnetic field and by extension on peoples compasses plausibly is childs play in comparison
to the potential effects of what is out there. Much is anecdotal and it will be hard to prove but I think it's well worth a look and a start to
forming the right questions.
some random quotes:
ALL THINGS ARE CONNECTED
----- She exposes how the military have, for decades, been secretly conducting experiments, including high-level nuclear explosions, which may disrupt
the vital layers of the atmosphere which protect us from the sun's lethal radiation. She says these experiments are often conducted without even
discussing with non-military experts the hazards of damaging these life-preserving earth-veils. And she believes that such experiments may already
have accelerated global warming and contributed to earthquakes and freak weather conditions.
----- In July 1962 NASA announced that high altitude nuclear tests had created a new radiation belt 750 miles deep, girdling the earth. This damage
and pollution was compounded by 'me too' experiments by the USSR. Dr Bertell says it was 10 years before American scientists realised that it would be
hundreds of years before the vital earth-shielding Van Allen belts of the earth's atmosphere would recover from such onslaughts.
----- However, the repercussions may not be limited to the atmosphere itself. She says that, after one nuclear experiment, which created new
electromagnetic belts in the atmosphere, the caribou mysteriously failed to migrate for the first time in 3000 years. A warning perhaps of how the
migration of animals, fish and birds may be affected by disturbances to electromagnetic fields - and of the potential impact on man. For, without the
caribou, many Inuit people starved to death. Moreover, the nuclear radiation was not confined to the upper atmosphere: caribou and people who survived
were dangerously contaminated with caesium 137, and cancer, lung disease and infant mortality soared.
----- Despite opposition from the International Union of Astronomers, the US military even put 350,000,000 copper needles into orbit. An experiment
which Dr Bertell says some scientist believed may have upset the balance of the planetary magnetic field, causing the massive 8.5 Alaskan earthquake
and losing Chile part of its coast. Yet she shows that such experiments are small beer compared with what is being done today - and is to come.
HAARP - Ionosphere modification
----- For example, she describes HAARP (America's High-frequency Active Auroral Research Programme) a multimillion pound 'civilian' installation,
hidden away in Alaska, ostensibly intended to 'alter the performance of communications and surveillance systems'. Seemingly innocent enough, until she
explains that this grid of 180 transmission towers is funded by the military and is part of the 'Star Wars' defence network. HAARP, and its linked
brother projects are, she says, known to the military as 'ionosphere modification facilities'. For, according to the proposal for its installation,
HAARP is intended to trigger and control natural processes in the ionosphere in ways 'that could be potentially exploited for department of Defence
Purposes'. In other words the ionosphere, which shelters the earth, will be used as the barrel of the gun.
-----Dr Bertell suggests that so great is the power of such transmitters that even living near them could be dangerous. She quotes a US federal
Environmental Impact statement which says that HAARP can 'raise the internal body temperature of nearby people …(and) detonate aerial munitions,
scramble aircraft communications and flight controls'. Even slight increases in body temperature can alter functioning of brain and body and, as she
points out, even a small rise in electromagnetic radiation may cause an increase in cataracts and leukaemia and alter brain and body chemistry, blood
pressure and heart rates. But such direct harm is the mere tip of the iceberg.
----- In one type of experiment these transmission towers will, Dr Bertell reveals, combine to emit a giant beam, of such power that, 'in a burst
lasting more than a few minutes - it will slice through the ionosphere like a microwave knife' producing a long incision in this vital layer of the
atmosphere. However, the main aim of HAARP is, she explains, to heat sections of the ionosphere until they bulge to form a curved 'lens' which will
'reflect' HAARP's massive energy beams back to earth to destroy selected targets - presumably without leaving even a trace of what caused the
----- The layers of our atmosphere are so little understood that no one can possibly know the impact of cutting the ionosphere open, or of making it
bulge like a lens. Moreover, she points out that scientists have warned that the energy from HAARP may combine with a natural wave frequency with
results which are 'quite disproportionate to the level of input' - including disrupting the harmony between 'earth life forms….and….earth's life
----- The rings round Saturn are thought to have been caused by a comparable interaction between energy waves. So, the possibility that HAARP, and its
confreres, might trigger catastrophic changes to this planet cannot be ruled out. As Dr Bertell explains, everything is connected, 'everything in our
universe is in dynamic equilibrium and this interference (from HAARP) may destabilise a system that has established and maintained its own cycle for
millions of years' - protecting life on earth.
ELF pulsed into the earth
----- Nor is that all. Dr Bertell says that both HAARP and installations in Russia - on which America has, remarkably, collaborated - can also create
pulsed, extremely low frequency (ELF) waves which have been directed deep into the earth itself, potentially disrupting delicately poised tectonic
plates of the earth's crust, such as those of California's San Andreas fault. Given the little understood interplay between tectonic plates, volcano's
and the earth's molten core, to call this playing with fire would be an absurd understatement.
----- Nor, it seems are these the only military installations threatening earth's viability. Dr Bertell tells us that HAARP is just one of a growing
chain of astonishingly powerful, and potentially interactive, military installations, using varied types of electromagnetic fields or wavelengths,
each with a different ability to affect the earth or its atmosphere. For example, an installation in Alaska will have a magnetic field more than
60,000 times greater than the earth itself.
----- To anyone who knows the impact of magnetic fields on the human body the potential risks of such an installation are obvious. Equally, as Dr
Bertell points out, the earth's magnetic field is both produced by electric currents in the earth's liquid core and interacts with the Van Allen belts
of the earth's atmosphere in ways not yet understood.
----- With typical restraint, she chooses not to guesstimate the effect that a magnetic field 60,000 times greater than the earth's will have on the
earth's core or the atmosphere. Yet she believes that military tests may already have disturbed earth equilibrium. In addition to showing how earlier
military tests have massively contributed to ozone depletion and global warming Dr Bertell suggests that some freak weather conditions and 'natural'
disasters may have been directly caused by testing installations such as HAARP.
Links to earthquakes and freak weather
----- For example, in 1977 a freak storm which devastated a small town in Wisconsin and destroyed 350 hectares of forest, followed hot on the heels of
a government ELF wave experiment. While The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist reported that an ELF wave transmitter lay right in the middle of another
storm which brought down 150 - 200 times more rain than normal. These links are more than purely circumstantial, for she says that weather
modification is on the US air force agenda, and in 1992 the Russians told the Wall Street Journal they could already achieve it. And the Wisconsin
storm offers what looks very much like direct evidence.
----- The question is, does anyone have the wisdom to control weather wisely, and unselfishly? And do they even begin to understand the potential for
unexpected side-affects from all these experiments. As she points out, it is since the inception of Star Wars experiments that El Nino has changed its
cycle and become far more severe with devastating effects.
----- Equally, a Soviet experiment with the ionosphere directly preceded an earthquake in China which killed 650,000 people. While in America ELF -
type waves were detected immediately before a San Francisco earthquake in 1989, and unnatural and unexplained low frequency waves were detected before
earthquakes in Japan and California in 1989, and before an earthquake in Los Angeles in 1994. We can only wonder whether such ELF waves preceded the
recent earthquakes in El Salvador and India this year, and whether the carnage has been caused by 'security experiments' by one of the 'great powers'.
----- What is certain, as Dr Bertell shows, is that, globally, the number of earthquakes a year has more than doubled since the inception of military
experiments which affect the earth and its atmosphere. Even this could, of course, be mere coincidence but another fact suggests something unusual is
going on. Inexplicably, an earthquake in Bolivia in 1994 originated 600km below the earth's surface - 24 times deeper than normal.
edit on 23-3-2011 by Tecumte because: spelling/wording