BCMT

Observatories

LZH
Lanzhou, China

Created in 1959 and modernised in 1998 by the Institut de physique du globe de Paris under a convention with the Center for Earthquake Administration of the Chinese Science Academy.Following the opening of a new light-train line in Lanzhou in April 2019, LZH ceased magnetic recordings. A new observatory is under construction 120km away.



IAGA Code: LZH
Location : LANZHOU, China
Institutions : Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (France)
China Earthquake Administration (China)
Co-latitude : 53.913°
Longitude : 103.845°
Altitude : 1560 meters
Orientation : HDZF
Instruments :

VM391 IPGP-AD24CUB 24 bits
DI-flux MG2KP EOST 93
Proton Magnetometer GEOMETRICS G856
Homocentric fluxgate vector magnetometer (IPGP VM391)
Overhauser effect proton scalar magnetometer (GEOMAG SM90R)

Status :

Closed in April 2019

Data Availability :

1 second data (24 hours delayed) and derived means
Quasi definitive (2 months latency)
definitive (1 year latency)

Contact :

Benoit Heumez
Observatoire Magnetique National
Carrefour des 8 routes
45340 Chambon la foret
France
Tel: 33 (0)2 38 33 95 01
heumez@ipgp.fr

Alternate Contact:

Pr. Wang Lanmin
Lanzhou Institute of Seismology
China Seismological Bureau
410 Donggangxilu
Lanzhou, Gansu 730000
China (CSB)
Tel: 086-0931-8276660
wanglm@gssb.gov.cn

 

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