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Seismological Station Úpice - (UPC)

Station Úpice (UPC) was founded in 1983 at the Astronomical observatory Upice in Eastern Bohemia as analog station. Digital data acquisition system Vistec was installed at UPC in May 2001. In September 2003 the Vistec system was replaced by EarthData digitizer + SeisComP datalogger. Short-period data are transferred to the Geophysical Institute in Prague in real time by Internet.

Coordinates: N50.5074 E16.0121
Altitude: 416 m
Instrumentation: STS-2
Data acquisition: Quanterra Q330S   (EarthData + SeisComP 2003-2010)
Sampling frequency: 20/100 Hz
Dynamic range: 140 dB
BB Response: Velocity-proportional in the frequency range 0.05 - 120 s
Available digital data: May 2001 - present
Data format: miniSEED
Contact person: Jan Zednik (