||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.