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KOWA - Sevare Mali, Africa

  Information for KOWA as of Fri May 15 11:04:09 US/Pacific 1998
Station: KOWA Sevare Mali
Director: Mr. Amadou Diarra Network Affiliation: IRIS/USGS-GSN
Sevare Airport
Sevare Mali
not available
Network Contact:
Albuquerque Seismic Laboratory
Building 10002
Kirtland AFB East
Albuquerque New Mexico 87115
Telephone: 223 420 481 Open Station: yes Phone:(223)420 457
Fax: 223 420 108
Telex: not available
Parent Organization:
not available
Latitude: 14.4865
Longitude: -04.0137
Elevation to Sensor: 366 mtr
Depth to Sensor: vault
Geology: Sandstone
Vault Conditions: 40 meter horizontal tunnel with approx. 10-15 meters of overburden. (solid rock), *Dry and very hot
Site Description: Located in the Niger River delta region of the Sahara desert in Mali continent of Africa. KOWA operates as a remote IRIS2 station with the data processor operating at the airport in Sevare and the acquisition unit operating at the Dogon village of Kowa approximately 10k from Sevare. The site uses radio modems for data transmission and solar power. A dialup modem is operational. Internet access is not available at this time. National language is French with 75% of the poulation speaking Bambara.
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Station Instrumentation
IRIS/USGS-GSN - [IU]: 07 MAR 98 to Present