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Observatories

AMS
Amsterdam Island - Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises

Continuous recording are made since 1981. AMS joined INTERMAGNET in 1992. The observatory is conducted by the Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre (EOST) with the logistic support from the Institut Polaire Francais (IPEV).



IAGA Code: AMS
Location : Amsterdam Island - Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises
Institutions : Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre (France)
Institut Polaire Francais (France)
Co-latitude : 127.800°
Longitude : 77.570°
Altitude : 50 meters
Orientation : HDZF
Instruments :

Absolutes:
EOST D-I Fluxgate (D-I MAG88)
Overhauser proton magnetometer (SM90R)
Variations:
Triaxial fluxgate variometer (VFO 31)
proton Overhauser magnetometer (SM90R)

Status :

In operation

Data Availability :

1 second data and derived means

Contact : Aude Chambodut
Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre
Service des observatoires magnétiques
5, rue René Descartes
France
Fax: 33 (0)3 68 85 01 25
aude.chambodut@unistra.fr   

 

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