Palmer Station, Antarctica

IU PMSA commences operations on: 1993,062

Host US National Science Foundation
Network IU
Latitude -64.774
Longitude -64.049
Elevation 40
Datalogger Q330
Broadband STS-1VBB_w/E300
Accelerometer FBA_ES-T_EpiSensor_Accelerometer
Telemetry Status at the NEIC Pending


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Vault Condition

Seismometer piers are connected directly to bedrock. The floor of the vault is bedrock. The concrete foundation for the walls is poured on bedrock. There is no temperature control nor any heat in the building. The site is noisy during windy conditions.

Site Geology

Primary tonalite