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BFO - Black Forest Observatory, Schiltach, Germany (photo)

  Information for BFO as of February 2000
Station: Black Forest Observatory, Schiltach, Germany
Director: Dr. Walter Zürn Network Affiliation: IRIS/IDA - GSN
Black Forest Observatory
Schiltach Heuback 206
D-77709 Wolfach, Germany
Black Forest Observatory
Network Contact:
IDA Seismographic Network
Institute of Geophysics & Planetary Physics
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0225
Telephone: Open Station: No
Fax: Parent Organization:
Black Forest Observatory
Schiltach, Germany
Latitude: 48.3311N
Longitude: 8.3303E
Elevation to Sensor: 598
Depth to Sensor: 150
Geology: Granite.
Vault Conditions: Sensors are located in an inactive silver mine. The STS-1 seismometers are situated in a seismic vault in the mine approximately 500 meters horizontally into the mountain, about 150 meters below the surface. The tunnels were excavated in granite. The granite is overlain by a sedimentary sequence consisting primarily of Triassic red sandstone from 0-100 meters depth. .
Site Description: N/A
  Addresses from which to obtain data.
Station Instrumentation
1. Global Seismograph Network - GSN: [ II ] 15 Feb 1997 to Present
2. Global Seismograph Network - GSN: [ II ] 19 Jul 1996 to 14 Feb 1997
3. Global Seismograph Network - GSN: [ II ] 29 May 1996 to 18 Jul 1996