2012-2013 Science Planning Summaries
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Operation and maintenance of a CTBT radionuclide monitoring station at Palmer Station
 

Program Manager:
Mr. Pat Smith

T-998-P

ASC POC/Implementer:
John Rand / Philip Spindler

Mr. Bouvard NMI Hosticka (Principal Investigator)
bh@virginia.edu
http://www.ctbto.orgExternal Non U.S. Government Site

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Supporting Stations:  Palmer Station
Research Locations:  Palmer Station

Project Description:
This project services and calibrates the automated radionuclide air-particulate monitoring system in the International Monitoring Station (IMS) building (Terra Lab) at Palmer station.

Field Season Overview:
Equipment for this project will be supported by the Palmer Station RA. There will be one site visit by an engineer or scientist for maintenance and upgrades to the equipment. Samples will be sent on a quarterly basis to the home institution in Vienna, Austria. Ocassionally samples will also be sent to a laboratory elsewhere is the world for reanalysis.

Deploying Team Members:

  • Bouvard Hosticka (PI)

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