HCNY - Howe Caverns, Cobleskill, New York

Station: Howe Caverns, Cobleskill, New York
Director: Dr. Won-Young Kim Network Affiliation: LCSN, LD
Network Contact:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
of Columbia University
61 Route 9W
Palisades, NY 10964
Latitude: 42.6966N
Longitude: 74.3981W
Elevation to Sensor: 200 m
Depth to Sensor: 0
Geology: Manlius limestone (hard, thin-bedded, dark blue), Early Devonian Period.
Vault Conditions: Sensor is housed in a PVC tube and sits on the Manlius limestone bed rock.
Site Description: Inside the Howe Cave, about 200 feet from the elevator
Station Instrumentation: Remote site:
CMG-3T broadband seismometer, 440 feet cable
Data collection site:
Reftek RT72A-07, 3-component, 24-bit A/D
PC windows 2000,
Operated Since: February 28, 2006
High frequency noise from train passing by along Delaware-Hudson Rail Way about 5-10 times a day. Each signal due to the train is about 5 minutes long, and are centered at 5 Hz.

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