Yellowknife RN16 Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Atmospheric Radionuclide Monitoring Station

Comprehensive nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) certified atmospheric radionuclide monitoring station operated by Health Canada (telemetered) and Canadian Radiological Monitoring Network (CRMN) station for monitoring of radiation in air and precipitation, as well as external gamma dose. CTBT station is part of the global atmospheric radionuclides monitoring network operated by the CTBT. Station is located at the old Geomagnetic Observatory of Natural Resources Canada.

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Yellowknife RN16 CTBT and CRMN radionuclide monitoring station

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Eric Pellerin Eric.Pellerin@hc-sc.gc.ca (613) 954-1073
Secondary Contact Dr. Kurt Ungar Kurt.Ungar@hc-sc.gc.ca (613) 954-6675

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Owner
Health Canada, Radiation Protection Bureau

Membership
Associate Member

Website
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/contaminants/radiation/nuclea/index-eng.php

Latitude
62.455564

Longitude
-114.379078

Location
Yellowknife

Nearest Community
Yellowknife

Territory/ Province
Northwest Territories

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
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Facility Type
Site for Observing/Monitoring

Research Hinterland
Atmosphere

Main Research Disciplines
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Environmental Sciences, Geophysics, Isotopic Chemistry

Current Projects
Monitoring of environmental radiation for the Canadian Radiological Monitoring Network (CRMN) and the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).

Power
External Electrical Grid

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Equipment Storage
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Laboratory Facilities
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Research Requirements
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Last Updated
2015-50-30