South Pole Bare Neutron Monitor (SOPB)

The detector is located at Amundsen-Scott Station, South Pole, Antarctica

12 Bare counters.
Geographic latitude
90.0° S
Geographic longitude
2820 m asl
Effective vertical cutoff rigidity (Epoch 2010.0)
0.1 GV
In continous operation since
Detailed station information
15 December 1986 - present

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

The data from South Polar Bares were provided by the University of Delaware with support from the U.S. National Science Foundation under grant ANT-0838839."

The Principal Investigator is Paul Evenson,

Conditions for Use of Data

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

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

    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.