Taragai (TARA)


Common information

  • Station Taragai (TARA) located 70 km south of Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan
  • Coordinates N 41°43.748' and E 77°48.286'
  • Elevation above sea level is 3530 m
  • Installed on 14.08.2008
  • Rebuilt on 05.09.2010 by CAWa project

Station control and power supply

  • Computer on base PC-104
  • Management of separate device power
  • Autonomic system of power suply from six 120w solar panels and six 240 a.h. batarries

GNSS station

  • Receiver TPS GB-1000, s/n T224963.
  • Antenna TPS PG-A1, s/n 310-0741
  • Antenna height is 0.0.
  • Data downloading with use COM port

Seismo station

  • Placed in bunker at 2 m depth under ground 2 m
  • Seismometer STS-2, digitizer EarthData PS6-24
  • Precise time service with GPS (antennaTrimble)
  • Registered channels - Z, NS, EW

Meteo station after modification

Метео station before modification

  • Equipment type - Vaisala WXT520
  • Measured parameters - athmpspheric preassure, air temperature and humidity, wind direction and speed, rain
  • Data downloading with use of com-port to computer SeisComP

Data transfer system

  • Main satellite system VSAT with router iDirect 3000
  • Reserve satellite system Iridium

Meteorological data available in sensor data storage system