[Location: Location_Category='CONTINENT', Location_Type='ANTARCTICA', Detailed_Location='TERRA NOVA BAY']
Continuous Very Broad Band seismographic data from station Terra Nova Bay (TNV).Entry ID: SeismographicData_TNVstation
Abstract: Permanent seismographic station established at Terra Nova Bay, the Italian
Station in Antarctica located in Victoria Land, in order to record very broad
band and high dynamics signals in continuous way. The primary seismometers are
three-component Streckeisen STS-1/VBB sensors, data loggers are Quanterra Q4120
and Q680, which provide data with a resolution of 24 bits, corresponding to 144
dB dynamics. Accurate timing is provided by a GPS receiver.
Start Date: 1989-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The seismometer is a transducer of ground motion featuring a well-known
response function. Signal are acquired and converted to 24 bit digital counts.
Algorithms of data decimation provide a number of data streams at several
Use Constraints Property of PNRA for 5 years
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: CDROM, DDS tape
Distribution Format: S.E.E.D., MINISEED
Fees: Free after 5th year
Morelli, A., G. Romeo, A. Meloni and P. Palangio (1991): The permanent unmanned very-broad-band seismic station: installation, tests, and perspectives, Mem. Soc. Geol. Ital., 575-583.
Morelli, A., G. Romeo, A. Meloni and P. Palangio (1994): Contribution of the permanent seismograph station at Terra Nova Bay to global seismological research, Terra Antartica, 1, 184.
Boschi, E. and A. Morelli (1994): The MEDNET Program, Annali di Geofisica, 37, 1066-1070.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-01-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18