Ny-Alesund, Spitzbergen / Helmholtz

Koldewey Station, Spitzbergen. Operated by https://www.helmholtz-muenchen.de/en/iss/index.html


DetectorBonner Spheres Spectrometer
including 16 3He Proportional Counters
Geographic latitude78.9° N
Geographic longitude11.9° E
Altitude0 m asl
Effective vertical cutoff rigidity0 GV
In continuous operation sinceJune 2007
Time resolution5-min


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

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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 79°N. 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.