Data Structure Muon Detector and Neutron Monitor at the "Polarstern"

label web interface

description of variables

SI unit

example

time

UTC time since 1.1.2010 00:00:00

seconds

165500000

year

   

2014

month

   

6

day

   

21

hour

   

15

lat

geographic latitude: northern (+) or southern (-) distance to the equator

degree

-77°

long

geographic longitude: eastern (+) or western (-) distance to the zero meridian

degree

-33.6°

p

atmospheric pressure

hPa

1028.8

T

temperature

degree Celsius

-2.5

H

humidity

%

51.3

mu_rate

muon rate, number per hour

1/h

4020

nm_rate

neutron-monitor-rate, number of nucleons per hour

1/h

4320

T_nm

temperature at the neutron-monitor

degree Celsius

22.4

p_nm

atmospheric pressure at the neutron-monitor

hectopascals

1027.3

HV_nm

High voltage at the counter tube of the neutron monitor

Volt

1363

 
Time Conversion

The variable "time" can easily be converted into our usual date format. A detailed explanation can be found in the glossary.