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Direct measurements of cosmic rays (neutron) flux at several sites in Antarctica
Entry ID: K112_1997_2000_NZ_2

Abstract: Cosmic rays (neutron) flux was directly measured with a portable detector in conjunction with a study examining the production of cosmic ray produced nuclides in rocks. The semi portable detector recorded neutron counts, temperature, pressure and time, integrated over a set time interval. A few small measurements were made at Scott Base, Hooper Shoulder on Mt Erebus and during the flights to and ... View entire text
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1.   N: -77.77   S: -77.77   E: 166.88   W: 166.88  
2.   N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 166.78   W: 166.78  
3.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.77   W: 166.77  
4.   N: -77.72   S: -77.72   E: 166.45   W: 166.45  

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Start Date: 1997-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-01
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Graham, I.J. Barry, B.J. Ditchburn, R.G. Whitehead, N.E. Validation of cosmogenic nucleide production rate scaling factors through direct measurement. Nuclear instruments and methods in physics research B 172: 802-805, 2000.

Graham, I.J., Ditchburn, R.G., Zondervan, A. & Whitehead, N.E., 2005. Validation of cosmogenic nuclide production rate scaling factors through direct measurement: Part 1 - Cosmic-ray flux measurements in the Southern hemisphere, 1998-2001. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences science report 2005/02. 43 p.
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