Gamma radiation monitoring at the Azores ENA-ARM station (Graciosa Island)

Gamma-ray total counts in counts/minute (cpm), every 15-minutes, from the Gamma Radiation Monitoring campaign at the ENA site (Graciosa, Azores). Data were collected to study the temporal variability of the progeny of the noble gas radon (Rn-222), aiming to examine how it is influenced by meteorological conditions and its association with the atmosphere's ionization and aerosols concentration.

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Source https://www.arm.gov/research/campaigns/ena2015grm
Author Susana Barbosa
Last Updated July 12, 2018, 15:00 (Europe/Lisbon)
Created February 21, 2017, 16:31 (Europe/Lisbon)
DOI 10.5439/1441191
dc.Coverage.Spatial 39° 5′ 29.76″ N, 28° 1′ 32.52″ W
dc.Coverage.Temporal 2015-05-07 11:30 to 2018-03-31 23:45 (UTC)
dc.Date 2018-04-30
dc.Format *.txt; *.ipynb
dc.Format.Extent 4MB
dc.Language EN
dc.Publisher INESC TEC
dc.Relation S.M. Barbosa, P. Miranda, E.B. Azevedo, Short-term variability of gamma radiation at the ARM Eastern North Atlantic facility (Azores), Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, Volume 172, June 2017, Pages 218-231, ISSN 0265-931X, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad.2017.03.027. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0265931X17302825)
dc.Type Measurements of the total number of gamma rays counted every 15 minutes by a NaI(Tl) scintillator (in cpm – counts per minute).
ddi.InstrumentName NaI(Tl) 3"x3" scintillator measuring gamma rays in the energy range 475 keV - 3 MeV