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Zugspitze, Germany

Environmental Research Station “Schneefernerhaus” Zugspitze, Germany

Bonner Spheres Spectrometer including 16 3He Proportional Counters
Geographic latitude
47.4° N
Geographic longitude
11.0° E
2650m asl
Effective vertical cutoff rigidity
4.1 GV
In continous operation since
Time resolution


Operated by

Responsible person:



G. Leuthold, V. Mares, W. Rühm, E. Weitzenegger, H.G. Paretzke. Long-term measurements of cosmic ray neutrons by means of a Bonner spectrometer at mountain altitudes – first results. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 126, No. 1-4, pp. 506-511, 2007.

W. Rühm, V. Mares, C. Pioch, G. Simmer and E. Weitzenegger. Continuous measurement of secondary neutrons from cosmic radiation at mountain altitudes and close to the North Pole-A Discussion in terms of H*(10). Radiation Protection Dosimetry (2009), Vol. 136, No. 4, pp. 256-261.

Zugspitze, Germany