Kurchatov infrasound station (KURIS)

KURIS infrasound station is located at Kurchatov town of the East-Kazakhstan region. The station was constructed in 2010, the KNDC archive has the station’s data from December, 2011.

The infrasound sensors, microbarometers MB2005 and digitizers CMG-DM24, are installed in the bunkers. In total, there are four such equipment vaults. The configuration is the equilateral triangle with a site in its center. The system radius is 500 meters. The wind interference suppression devices are connected to the microbarometers inputs. The sample rate is 20 samples/sec/channel. Time scaling is GPS. Infrasound data are transmitted to the Center Processing Facility via wire modems VDSL. After that the information is transmitted to the CAPSSI via the Internet channels.

The detailed information can be found at: https://www.kndc.kz/kndc/docs/publication/2013_7.pdf

Coordinates of  Kurchatov (KURIS) infrasound station:

Site #

Microbarometer type

Borehole depth, m

Latitude

Longitude

Elevation above the sea level, m

Notes

KURIS1

MB2005

4

N50.71781

E78.61025

166

 

KURIS2

MB2005

4

N50.71003

E78.61069

166

 

KURIS3

MB2005

4

N50.71397

E78.62138

164

 

KURISC

MB2005

4

N50.71402

E78.61427

168

 

 

 

Configuration of Kurchatov (KURIS) infrasound station:



 

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