McMurdo Neutron Monitor (MCMU)

The detector is located at McMurdo, Antarctica

Standard 18-NM64 neutron monitor in three units of six BF3 counters.
Geographic latitude
77.9° S
Geographic longitude
166.6° E
48 m asl
Effective vertical cutoff rigidity (Epoch 2010.0)
0.3 GV
In continous operation since
Detailed station information
11 May 1960 - present

The operation of this neutron monitor is supported by the Bartol Research Institute
at the University of Delaware, at Sharp Laboartory, Newark, DE 19716, USA.

The Principal Investigator is Paul Evenson,

Conditions for Use of Data

    You are welcome to use University of Delaware neutron monitor dataunder the following conditions:

    1- You agree to acknowledge the source of data in any publication; for example:

    The data from McMurdo were provided by the University of Delaware with support from the U.S. National Science Foundation under grant ANT-0739620.

    2- You agree to send a copy of any paper using these data to:

    Prof. Paul Evenson,
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    204 Sharp Lab, University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19716, U.S.A.

    3- Commercial or industrial use of the data is prohibited without previous agreement with the PI of the station (see name and address above)

    4- You may share these data with colleagues, provided you inform them of these conditions.

    In the event there are future modifications to the data, NMDB will always return the most recent version. We will document any significant changes in the station notes.