Station name: Mawson
Station short name: MWSN
Start date: 2020-02-01
End date: None
Head organization: Space Physics and Energetic Particles Group, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10400, THAILAND
Principal investigator: Prof. David Ruffolo
Contact person: Prof. David Ruffolo
Latitude [°]: -67.6
Longitude [°]: 62.88
Altitude [m] asl: 30.0
Geomagnetic cutoff rigidity [GV]: 0.22
Average count rate [s-1] during solar activity minimum: 235.0
Average count rate [s-1] during solar activity maximum: 260.0
Reference atmospheric pressure [mbar]: 990.0
Barometric coefficient [%/mbar]: -0.708
Information on detector housing:
Type of counter tube: NM64
Number of counter tubes: 18
Information on detector: Chalk River neutron BP28 counters: 18 (NM counters, arranged in 3 sections, each of which has 6 counters in a row with no intervening reflector) + 6 (bare neutron counters)
Atmospheric pressure sensor: Digiquartz Digital Barometer
Information about clock: GPS receiver