Fluxgate Magnetometer

Owner

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

Contacts
PI: Truls Lynne Hansen
Address: University of Tromsø, Auroral Observatory, Norway
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