Jungfraujoch IGY, Switzerland
The detector is housed on top of the Sphinx Observatory Jungfraujoch. The operation of the neutron monitors is supported by the Physikalisches Institut of the University of Bern and by the International Foundation High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat (HFSJG), CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.
|Detector||Standard 18-IGY neutron monitor|
|(3 units of 6 counters)|
|Geographic latitude||46.55° N|
|Geographic longitude||7.98° E|
|Effective vertical cutoff rigidity (Epoch 2010.0)||4.5 GV|
|In continuous operation since||1958|
Detailed station information
- October 1958 - July 1959
- August 1959 - July 1966
- August 1966 - December 1983
- January 1984 - December 1985
- January 1986 - 7 July 1997
- 10 July 1997 - present
The custodians at the high altitude research station remove the snow at least once a day (usually in the early morning), if there is snow on the roof or around the detector housing. Snow removal and incidents as strong wind at Jungfraujoch are noted in a journal.
Conditions for Use of Data
- You agree to achnowledge providing of the data in any published use of the data.
Example: “Jungfraujoch neutron monitor data were kindly provided by the Physikalisches Institut, University of Bern, Switzerland”
- You agree to send a copy of any paper using these data to:
University of Bern
CH-3012 Bern / Switzerland
- Commercial or industrial use of the data is prohibited without previous agreement with the PI of the station (see name and address above)
- You may share these data with colleagues, provided you inform them of these conditions.