BCMT

Observatories

BNG
Bangui, Central African Republic

Created in 1955 by the Office pour la recherche scientifique outre-mer (ORSTOM). Since 1992, it is under a convention between the Institut de Recherche et de Developement (IRD) and the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP).



IAGA Code: BNG
Location : BANGUI - Central African Republic
Institutions : Institut de Recherche et de Developpement (France)
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (France)
Co-latitude : 85,667°
Longitude : 18,566°
Altitude : 395 meters
Orientation : HDZF
Instruments : Absolutes:
DI-flux Zeiss 010B Bartington 01H
Overhauser effect proton scalar magnetometer GEM System GSM19
Variations:
Homocentric fluxgate vector magnetometer (GEOMAG M391)
Overhauser effect proton scalar magnetometer (GEOMAG SM90R)

Status :

In operation from January 1955 to July 2011

Data Availability :

1 second data and derived means
Quasi definitive (until July 2011)

Contact : Gilbert Juste
IRD
Observations Géophysiques
Centre de Bondy
93143 Bondy
France
Telephone: 33 1 4802 5555
Fax : 33 1 4847 3088
gilbert.juste@ird.fr

Alternate Contact:

Benoit Heumez
Observatoire Magnetique National
Carrefour des 8 routes
45340 Chambon la foret
France
Tel: 33 (0)2 38 33 95 01
heumez@ipgp.fr

 

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