Koldewey Station, Spitzbergen

Ny-Alesund, Koldewey Station, Spitzbergen

Specifications:
Detector
Bonner Spheres Spectrometer including 16 3He Proportional Counters
Geographic latitude
78.9° N
Geographic longitude
11.9° E
Altitude
0m asl
Effective vertical cutoff rigidity
0 GV
In continous operation since
June 2007
Time resolution
5-min

Web-site: http://www.awi.de/en/infrastructure/stations/awipev_arctic_research_base/

Operated by http://www.helmholtz-muenchen.de/iss/personendosimetrie

Responsible person: mailto:Werner.Ruehm@helmholtz-muenchen.de

 

References:

Werner Rühm, V. Mares, C. Pioch, E. Weitzenegger, R. Vockenroth, H.G. Paretzke. Measurements of secondary neutrons from cosmic radiation with a Bonner sphere spectrometer at 79oN. Radiat Environ Biophys (2009), 48:125-133

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.

Koldewey Station, Spitzbergen