Fluxgate Magnetometer


University of Tromsø (UiT)

Scientific objectives
Part of the magnetometer network of the Auroral Observatory, University of Tromsų. Auxilliary for EISCAT and other installations for ionospheric research at Svalbard. Included in the German/Finnish/Norwegian/Polish chain of magnetometers called IMAGE.

Photo of fluxgate magnetometer

PI: Truls Lynne Hansen (retired)
Address: University of Tromsø, Auroral Observatory, Norway
PI: Magnar G. Johnsen
Address:Tromsø Geophysical Observatory / Norwegian Center for Space Weather, University of Tromsø

E-mail: truls@phys.uit.no
Phone/Fax: +47 77645146/+47 77645580

Co-PI: Jøran Moen
Address: Department of Physics, University of Oslo. P.O.Box 1048, Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway
E-mail: j.i.moen@fys.uio.no
Phone/Fax: +47 22855666

Instrument specifications
Time resolution: 10 seconds