Status of Australian IMS Stations

Status of Australian CTBT IMS Facilities at 24 January 2017
Facility Status Operator
Primary Seismic Stations
Warramunga, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ANU1
Alice Springs, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA2 / USA
Stephens Creek, NSW Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Mawson, Antarctica Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Auxiliary Seismic Stations
Charters Towers, QLD Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Fitzroy Crossing, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Narrogin, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Infrasound Stations
Warramunga, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ANU
Hobart, TAS Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Shannon, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Cocos Islands Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
Davis Base, Antarctica Key power facility established, with power/communications cabling to station elements being installed. CTBTO computer workstations installed. GA
Radionuclide Stations
Melbourne3, VIC Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA4
Perth, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Townsville, QLD Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Darwin5, NT Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Cocos Islands Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Macquarie Island, TAS Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Mawson, Antarctica Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Radionuclide Laboratory
Melbourne, VIC Operational and certified against CTBTO standards ARPANSA
Hydroacoustic Stations
Cape Leeuwin, WA Operational and certified against CTBTO standards GA
  • 1 Australian National University.
  • 2 Geoscience Australia.
  • 3 In addition to the IMS particulate monitoring station at Melbourne, an IMS Phase III noble gas monitoring system certified on 30 November 2015.
  • 4 Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency.
  • 5 In addition to the IMS particulate monitoring station at Darwin, an IMS Phase III noble gas monitoring system certified on 23 December 2015.
Last Updated: 25 January 2017