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Data Catalogue

Ionosonde Data

Use the station name links (ordered by latitude) in the table below to check on data availability.

Australian ionosonde stations

Station Lat (°N) Long (°E) GLat (°N) GLon (°E) LSTM (°) Opened Closed
Vanimo -2.70 141.30 -11.19 212.90 150 Jul 1964 Jul 2009
Port Moresby -9.40 147.10 -17.92 219.62 150 May 1961
Nov 1994
Jul 1972
Jul 2007
Cocos Islands -12.20 96.80 -22.83 167.44 90 Nov 1961
Aug 2008
Sep 1974
Darwin -12.45 130.95 -21.96 202.84 135 Dec 1982
Niue -19.07 190.07 -20.84 265.42 195 Oct 2004
Townsville -19.63 146.85 -28.95 220.72 150 Jun 1946
Tennant Creek -19.65 134.25 -29.81 206.93 135 May 1985 Nov 1985
Learmonth -22.25 114.08 -33.60 185.16 120 Jul 1994
Mar 2011
Jan 2010
Alice Springs -23.81 133.90 -34.44 206.95 135 May 1985 Nov 1985
Brisbane -27.53 152.92 -36.73 228.93 150 Jun 1943
Jun 1997
Dec 1986
Norfolk Is -29.03 167.97 -33.37 245.93 180 Feb 1964
Watheroo -30.30 115.90 -42.67 186.64 120 Jul 1935 Mar 1959
Woomera -30.80 136.30 -42.04 210.48 135 May 1961 Dec 1969
Mundaring -31.98 116.22 -44.55 186.86 120 Apr 1959 Dec 2007
Perth -31.94 115.95 -44.52 186.54 120 Oct 2010
Camden -34.05 150.67 -44.05 227.92 150 Nov 1980
Salisbury -34.70 138.60 -46.17 213.77 135 Jun 1960
Jan 1983
Dec 1973
Apr 1989
Canberra -35.32 149.00 -45.65 226.30 150 Mar 1937
Hobart -42.92 147.32 -54.17 226.52 150 Dec 1945
Macquarie Is -54.50 158.95 -64.54 248.10 150 Jun 1950
Nov 1983
Nov 1958
Casey -66.30 110.50 -80.85 155.62 120 Jul 1957
Apr 1989
Nov 2000
Jan 1975
Mar 1992
Mawson -67.60 62.88 -70.12 89.79 75 Feb 1958
Davis -68.58 77.96 -74.48 99.61 105 Feb 1985

Abbreviations:

  • Station: Station name
  • Lat: station latitude (decimal degrees)
  • Long: station longitude (decimal degrees)
  • GLat: geomagnetic latitude of the station
  • GLon: geomagnetic longitude of the station
  • LSTM: Local Standard Time Meridian, The (LSTM) is calculated according to the equation: LSTM =15°·ΔTGMT. where ΔTGMT is the difference of the Local Time (LT) from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) in hours. 15°= 360°/24 hours.
  • Opened: when the equipment commenced operating
  • Closed: when the equipment ceased operating

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