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Station Characteristics 2014-04-25/0
GAW ID BEO BEO Moussala (Bulgaria)
WMO ID 15615-0 Regional station in WMO RA VI - Europe
station status established 1999-09-30 / full operation 42.17920°N 23.58560°E (2925 m a.s.l.)
time zone UTC+3 www.beo.inrne.bas.bg
climate zone Dfd (Snow climate, fully humid, extremely continental)  
other affiliations EMEP(BG0001R)
description BEO Moussala mission
Observing, Monitoring and Study of Global Change, Climate, Aerospace and Terrestrial Environment, Natural Hazards and Technological Risks.
Main research fields are:
Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry; Physics and Astrophysics of Cosmic Rays; Complex Monitoring of Environment and Ecotoxicological Studies; Control of Long Range Radionuclides and Toxic Elements Transport; Sensors, Detectors and Complex Monitoring Devices Development
BEO Moussala has a dynamic developing set of measuring, telecommunication and information systems and devices: automatic weather station, measuring temperature, pressure, direction and wind velocity, relative humidity and precipitations; automatic gas analyser, measuring concentrations of CO, CO2, SO2, O3, NO, NO2, NOx; the device for measuring the acidity of clouds; ozonometer, a device measuring ozone total column; detector of UV flux; aerosol properties measuring devices: nephelometer, measuring scaterring coefficient and scanning measurement particle seizer (SMPS); three devices for gamma background measurements, based on different principles; thermoluminescent detectors; device for measuring of aerosols radioactivity; high temperature semiconductor gamma spectrometer; active radon meter; neutron flux meter with high accuracy; device measuring the intensity cosmic neutron flux; complex cosmic ray detector SEVAN; passive neutron detector; Cerenkov leight telescope; muon Cerenkov telescope; LET spectrometer
BEO Moussala has a developing data base with different levels and ways of access and high level of publicity in Internet, presenting on-line in real time the BEO Moussala data flows; refining QA/QC system.
BEO Moussala is a modern complex High Mountain Observatory with developed and reliable infrastructure – double electricity supply and reserve supply; energy effective heating system; three times reserved communication; reliable transport, drinking water and water supply; optimal food stocks; modern active lightning protection; save physical protection and video control; reliable emergency system; comfortable and high ergonomic.
Picture of BEO Moussala facility

Measurement Program
type data center parameter method contributor data available details
Ozone Surface ozone UV photometry [general] unknown
Aerosol WDCA Light absorption coefficient, total aerosol 2012-01-01 ~ 2013-01-01
WDCA Light backscattering coefficient, total aerosol Light scattering 2007-01-01 ~ 2008-01-01
WDCA Light backscattering coefficient, total aerosol Light scattering CHMI 2012-01-01 ~ 2013-01-01
WDCA Light backscattering coefficient, total aerosol Light scattering CAMS-IAC 2008-01-01 ~ 2011-01-01
WDCA Light scattering coefficient, total aerosol Light scattering 2007-01-01 ~ 2008-01-01
WDCA Light scattering coefficient, total aerosol Light scattering DWD-MOHp 2012-01-01 ~ 2013-01-01
WDCA Light scattering coefficient, total aerosol Light scattering 2008-01-01 ~ 2011-01-01
WDCA Number size distribution, total aerosol Scanning mobility particle sizer (SMPS) 2009-01-01 ~ 2011-06-01
WDCA Number size distribution, total aerosol Scanning mobility particle sizer (SMPS) DWD-MOHp 2008-12-01 ~ 2009-01-01
Greenhouse Gas CO2 ## Continuous monitoring [general] unknown
Reactive Gas CO ## Continuous monitoring [general] unknown
NO Chemiluminescence (CL) [general] unknown
NO2 Chemiluminescence (CL) [general] unknown
NOx Chemiluminescence (CL) [general] unknown
SO2 UV fluorescence unknown
Radio Nuclide Beryllium [Be-7] Filter sampling + gamma spectrometry unknown
POPs EMEP C13H10 (9H-fluorene, fluorene), in air GC-MS 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EBAS C14H10 (anthracene), in aerosol and air GC-MS unknown 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EMEP C14H10 (anthracene), in air GC-MS 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EMEP C14H10 (phenanthrene), in air GC-MS 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EBAS C16H10 (pyrene), in air and aerosol GC-MS unknown 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EMEP C18H12 (Benz(a)anthracene), in air GC-MS 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EMEP C6Cl6 (hexachlorobenzene, HCB), in air GC-MS 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EMEP C6H6Cl6 (1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane, alpha-lindane, alpha-HCH), in air GC-MS 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
EMEP C6H6Cl6 (1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane, gamma-lindane, gamma-HCH), in air GC-MS 2006-07-06 ~ 2006-10-05
Meteo Humidity Hygrometer unknown
Precipitation ## Continuous monitoring [general] unknown
Pressure Barometer/Pressure sensor unknown
Temperature Thermometer/-element unknown
EBAS Wind direction Wind vane unknown 2009-01-01 ~ 2012-07-01
EBAS Wind speed Anemometer [general] unknown 2009-01-01 ~ 2012-07-01

Contact Person(s)
name Prof. Dr. Ekaterina Batchvarova
address National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
66 Blvd. Tzarigradsko Chaussee
1784 Sofia
Bulgaria
2012-06-07/0
phone +359 887 50 72 83
+359 2 9753986
fax +359 2 988 03 80
mailto ekaterina.batchvarova@meteo.bg
url
GAW function GAW Country Contact
station function

name Dr. Milan Vána
address Czech Hydrometeorological Institute
Kosetice Observatory
394 22 Kosetice
Czech Republic
2008-12-16/0
phone +420 565 498 015
+420 (2) 49 80 83
fax +420 565 498 015
mailto vanam@chmi.cz
url
GAW function GAW Country Contact
station function Measurement leader [Aerosol: Light backscattering coefficient, total aerosol]

name Dr. Hristo Angelov
address Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy (INRNE) of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
72 Tzarigradsko Chaussee blvd.
1784 Sofia
Bulgaria
2009-08-26/2141913859
phone ++ 359 887 445840
++ 359 878 445840
fax ++35929753619
mailto hangelov@inrne.bas.bg
url
GAW function
station function Primary station contact

name Dr. Wolfram Birmili
address Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
Permoserstrasse 15
04318 Leipzig
Germany
2013-03-28/0
phone +49 341 2353437
fax +49 341 2352361
mailto birmili@tropos.de
url
GAW function
station function Measurement leader [Aerosol: Light scattering coefficient, total aerosol]

name Dr. Nicolas Bukowiecki
address Laboratory of Atmospheric Chemistry Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI)
OFLA/106
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland
2014-03-12/2141914222
phone +41-56-310-2465
fax
mailto nicolas.bukowiecki@psi.ch
url http://www.psi.ch/lac/nicolas-bukowiecki
GAW function
station function Measurement leader [Aerosol: Light backscattering coefficient, total aerosol]

name Dr. Harald Flentje
address Deutscher Wetterdienst Meteorologisches Observatorium Hohenpeissenberg
Albin-Schwaiger-Weg 10
Hohenpeissenberg, Bayern 82383
Germany
2013-03-18/77
phone +49 (69) 8062 9721
fax +49 (69) 8062 9706
mailto harald.flentje@dwd.de
url www.dwd.de/gaw
GAW function
station function Measurement leader [Aerosol: Number size distribution, total aerosol]

name Assist. Prof. Eng. Ivo Emilov Kalapov
address Institut fo Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy
Tsarigradsko chaussee Blvd.
1784 Sofia
Bulgaria
2011-06-27/0
phone +359 889 21 81 54
+359 888 54 14 82
fax +359 2 975 36 19
mailto kalapov@inrne.bas.bg
url http://beo-db.inrne.bas.bg
GAW function
station function Measurement leader [Greenhouse Gas: CO2, Meteo: Humidity, Meteo: Precipitation, Meteo: Pressure, Meteo: Temperature, Ozone: Surface ozone, Radio Nuclide: Beryllium [Be-7], Reactive Gas: CO, Reactive Gas: NO, Reactive Gas: NO2, Reactive Gas: NOx, Reactive Gas: SO2]

name Prof Jordan Stamenov
address INRNE BAS (Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
72, Tsarigradsko Chaussee Blvd.
1784 Sofia
Bulgaria
2009-06-25/62
phone +359 2 9743 761
+359 888 87 43 33
fax +359 2 975 36 19
mailto jstamen@inrne.bas.bg
url http://www.beo.inrne.bas.bg; http://beo-db.inrne.bas.bg
GAW function
station function Primary station contact

name Dr. Junying Sun
address Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences (CAMS)
46 Zhong-Guan-Cun S. Ave.
100081 Beijing
China
2008-11-08/2141913580
phone 86-10-6840 7943
fax 86-10-6217 6414
mailto jysun@cams.cma.gov.cn
url
GAW function
station function Measurement leader [Aerosol: Light backscattering coefficient, total aerosol]

name Dr. Boyko Vachev
address INRNE BAS (Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
72, Tsarigradsko Chaussee Blvd.
1784 Sofia
Bulgaria
2009-06-25/62
phone +359 878 56 30 69
+359 887 56 30 69
fax +359 2 975 36 19
mailto vachev@inrne.bas.bg
url http://www.beo.inrne.bas.bg; http://beo-db.inrne.bas.bg
GAW function
station function Primary station contact


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