Seismic Network Operations

IU CTAO

Charters Towers, Australia

IU CTAO commences operations on: 1991,168

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Host: Geoscience Australia
Latitude: -20.088
Longitude: 146.255
Elevation: 357
Datalogger: Q330
Broadband: STS-1VBB_w/E300
Accelerometer: FBA_ES-T_EpiSensor_Accelerometer
Telemetry Status at the NEIC: Last Data In Less Than 10 Minutes
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Vault Condition: Seismometers are located in old gold mine approximately 70 meters from entrance. Temperature and humidity are stable. Seismometers are on concrete floor which was poured on bedrock.

Site Geology: Granodiorite bathioith.

Location CodeChannel CodeInstrumentFlagsSample RateDipAzimuthDepth
10VMUStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCH0.100.000.0037.00
10VMWStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCH0.100.000.0037.00
10VMVStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCH0.100.000.0037.00
10VHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG0.10-90.000.0037.00
10VH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG0.100.0090.0037.00
10VH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG0.100.000.0037.00
00VYZProSense PTD25-10-VH vacuum monitorCW0.100.000.0037.00
00VY2ProSense PTD25-10-VH vacuum monitorCW0.100.000.0037.00
00VY1ProSense PTD25-10-VH vacuum monitorCW0.100.000.0037.00
00VMZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CH0.100.000.0037.00
00VM2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CH0.100.000.0037.00
00VM1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CH0.100.000.0037.00
00VHZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG0.10-90.000.0037.00
00VH2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG0.100.0090.0037.00
00VH1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG0.100.000.0037.00
00LH1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG1.000.000.0037.00
31LDOCI/PAS pressure sensorCW1.000.000.000.00
30LDOCI/PAS pressure sensorCW1.000.000.000.00
20LNZKinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerCG1.00-90.000.0037.00
20LN2Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerCG1.000.0090.0037.00
20LN1Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerCG1.000.000.0037.00
10LHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG1.00-90.000.0037.00
10LH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG1.000.0090.0037.00
10LH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG1.000.000.0037.00
00LHZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG1.00-90.000.0037.00
00LH2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG1.000.0090.0037.00
20HNZKinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerTG100.00-90.000.0037.00
20HN2Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerTG100.000.0090.0037.00
20HN1Kinemetrics FBA ES-T EpiSensor AccelerometerTG100.000.000.0037.00
10HHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainTG100.00-90.000.0037.00
10HH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainTG100.000.0090.0037.00
10HH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainTG100.000.000.0037.00
00BHZStreckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG20.00-90.000.0037.00
00BH2Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG20.000.0090.0037.00
00BH1Streckeisen STS-1VBB w/E300CG20.000.000.0037.00
10BHZStreckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG40.00-90.000.0037.00
10BH2Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG40.000.0090.0037.00
10BH1Streckeisen STS-2 High-gainCG40.000.000.0037.00
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  1. Current Issues
    Station is down due to relay problem in Canberra.
  2. 2014-02-10
    LN2 channel appears to be bad. The STS-2 HG periodically show large spikes. New equipment installed by local operators Feb 2014.
  3. 2011-05-02
    Upgraded to Q330 digitizer.