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Appendix F Status of CTBT International Monitoring System Facilities in Australia

Table 22: Status of Australian CTBT IMS FACILITIES at 30 June 2011[37][38]

Facility Status Operator
Primary Seismic Stations
Warramunga, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ANU
Alice Springs, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA / USA
Stephens Creek, NSW Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Mawson, Australian Antarctic Territory Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Auxiliary Seismic Stations
Charters Towers, QLD Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Fitzroy Crossing, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Narrogin, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Infrasound Stations
Warramunga, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ANU
Hobart, TAS Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Shannon, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Cocos Islands Construction underway in 2011 GA
Davis Base, Australian Antarctic Territory Site survey completed GA
Radionuclide Stations
Melbourne37, VIC Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Perth, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Townsville, QLD Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Darwin38, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Cocos Islands Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Macquarie Island, TAS Operational, yet to be certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Mawson, Australian Antarctic Territory Construction underway in 2011 ARPANSA
Radionuclide Laboratory
Melbourne, VIC Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Hydroacoustic Stations
Cape Leeuwin, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA

 


[37] In addition to the IMS particulate monitoring station at Melbourne, an IMS noble gas monitoring system is installed and operating in a testing and evaluation phase.

[38] In addition to the IMS particulate monitoring station at Darwin, an IMS noble gas monitoring system is installed and operating in a testing and evaluation phase.

 

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