Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory


Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory has been in operation since 1914.
Geomagnetic observations Geomagnetic observations have been carried out regularly since 1914. (Data)
Seismic observations Seismic observations have been carried out at Sodankylä since 28th June 1956. (Data)
Ionospheric soundings At Sodankylä regular vertical ionospheric soundings are carried out since 1st August 1957. (Data)
Cosmic ray measurements Neutron monitor of the Oulu Cosmic Ray Station has been in routine operation since 1964. (Data)
Riometer measurements Riometer measurements at Sodankylä began in 1970, and now SGO maintains the whole Finnish Riometer Chain. (Data)
ELF-VLF campaigns ELF-VLF observations have been carried out only during special campaigns since 1989. (Data)
Pulsation measurements Pulsation observations at Sodankylä began in 1971. The Finnish Pulsation Magnetometer Chain is operated by SGO since 1999. (Data)
Optical aurora observations First optical Aurora Borealis observations was done by E. Sucksdorff in 1927-1929. All-Sky Camera observations are carried out since 1957, digital era started in November 2000. (Data)
Meteor Camera SGO operates WATEC 902-H3 Ultimate CCD camera with Fujinon 1:1.3/2.8-8mm lens giving field-of view 112°x81°pointed to zenith for optical meteor detection. Automatic detection software of Swedish Fireball Network has been in use ince Jan 2015.  
Ionospheric Tomography The Ionospheric Tomography Chain has been in operation since November 2002. (Data)
AARDDVARK SGO operates three narrow-band VLF receiver stations within the AARDDVARK Network.  
Meteor Radar Sodankylä-Leicester Ionospheric Coupling Experiment (SLICE) operates a SKiYMET meteor radar at SGO since 2008.  
KAIRA Kilpisjärvi Atmospheric Imaging Receiver Array was officially opened in 2013. (Data)
Infrasound SGO hosts one of the stations of the Swedish-Finnish Infrasound Network. The station started operaion in October 2006. (Data)
Meteorological observations Meteorological observations were started in Tähtelä when the SGO was established in 1914. Meteorological observatory under Finnish Meteorological Institute started in 1949. (Data)

List of observations updated 2024-05-06 09:17:58. UTC

Last modified: 05 July 2019, 07:28:18.

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