Tuesday, 14 February 2017 14:41

SuperDARN Radars Worldwide

The following is a list of the SuperDARN radars worldwide. 

Northern Hemisphere

Radar Name Institution and Principal Investigator Year Established Radar Code Station ID Geographic Coordinates Geographic Boresite Beams Scan Direction
 Adak Island East

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dr. Bill Bristow

2012 ade  209 51.88 N, 176.62 W 46.00 22 E
Adak Island West 

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dr. Bill Bristow

2012 adw  208 51.88 N, 176.62 W -28.00 22 W
Blackstone

Virginia Tech

Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi

2008 bks 33 37.10 N, 77.95 W -40.00 24 W
Christmas Valley East

Dartmouth College

Dr. Simon Shepherd

2011 cve 207 43.27 N, 120.36 W 54.00 24 E
Christmas Valley West

Dartmouth College

Dr. Simon Shepherd

2011 cvw 206 43.27 N, 120.36 W -20.00 24 W
Clyde River

University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Jean-Pierre St. Maurice

2012 cly 66 70.49 N, 68.50 W -55.60 16 W
Fort Hays East

Virginia Tech

Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi 

2009 fhe  205 38.86 N, 99.39 W 45.00 22 E
Fort Hays West 

Virginia Tech

Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi

2009 fhw 204 38.86 N, 99.39 W -25.00 22 W
Goose Bay

Virginia Tech

Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi

1983 gbr 1 53.32 N, 60.46 W 5.00 16 E
Hankasalmi

University of Leicester

Dr. Mark Lester

1995 han 10 62.32 N, 26.61 E -12.0 16 W
Hokkaido

Nagoya University

Dr. Nozomu Nishitani

2008 hok 40 43.53 N, 143.61 E 25.00 16 E
Hokkaido West

Nagoya University

Dr. Nozomu Nishitani

2014 hkw 41 43.54 N, 143.61 E -30.00 16 W
Inuvik

University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Jean-Pierre St. Maurice

2008 inv 64 68.414 N, 133.772 W 26.40 16 E
Kapuskasing

Virginia Tech

Dr. J. Michael Ruohoniemi

1993 kap 3 49.39 N, 82.32 W 12.00 16 W
King Salmon

National Institue of Information and Communications Technology

Dr. Tsutomu Nagatsuma

2001 ksr 16 58.68 N, 156.65 W -20.0 16 W
Kodiak

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dr. Bill Bristow

2000 kod 7 57.62 N, 152.19 W 30.00 16 E
Longyearbyen

University Centre in Svalbard

Dr. Dag Lorentzen

2016 lyr 90 78.153 N, 16.074 E 23.70 16  
Pykkvibaer

University of Leicester

Dr. Mark Lester

1995 pyk 9 63.77 N, 20.54 W 30.00 16 E
Prince George

University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Kathryn McWilliams

2000 pgr 6 53.98 N, 122.59 W -5.00 16 W
Rankin Inlet

University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Jean-Pierre St. Maurice

2007 rkn 65 62.82 N, 93.11 W 5.70 16 W
Saskatoon

University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Kathryn McWilliams

1993 sas 5 52.16 N, 106.53 W 23.1 16 E
Schefferville

Not in operation

CNRS/LPCE

Dr. Christian Hanuise

1986 sch 2 54.80 N, 66.80 W 15.00 16 W
Stokkseyri

Lancaster University

Dr. Jim Wild

1994 sto 8 63.86 N, 22.02 W -59.00 16 W
Wallops Island

JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

Dr. Ethan Miller

2005 wal 32 37.93 N, 75.47 W 35.90 24 E

 

Southern Hemisphere

 Radar Name Institution and Principal Investigator Year Established Radar Code Station ID Geographic Location Geographic Boresite Beams Scan Direction
Buckland Park

La Trobe University

Dr. John Devlin

2014 bpk 24 34.620 S, 138.460 E 146.50 22 E
Dome C

Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology

Dr. Federica Marcucci

2013 dce 96 75.090 S, 123.350 E 115.00 16  
Falkland Islands

Not in operation

British Antarctic Survey

Dr. Gareth Chisham

2010 fir 21 51.83 S, 58.98 W 178.20 16 E
Halley

British Antarctic Survey

Dr. Gareth Chisham

1988 hal 4 75.52 S, 26.63 W 165.00 16 E
Kerguelen

CNRS/LPCE

Dr. Aurelie Marchaudon

2000 ker 15 49.22 S, 70.14 E  168.00 16 W
McMurdo

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dr. Bill Bristow

2010 mcm 20 77.88 S, 166.73 E 300.00 16 E
SANAE

South African National Space Agency

Dr. Jon P. S. Rash

1997 san 11 71.68 S, 2.85 W 173.2 16 W
South Pole Station

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dr. Bill Bristow

2013 sps 22 89.995 S, 118.291 E 75.70 16  
Syowa East

National Institute of Polar Research

Dr. Akira Sessai Yukimatu

1997 sye 13 69.00 S, 39.58 E 106.50 16 E
Syowa South

National Institute of Polar Research

Dr. Akira Sessai Yukimatu

1997 sys 12 69.00S, 39.58 E 159.00 16 W
Tiger

La Trobe University

Dr. John Devlin

1999 tig 14 43.40 S, 147.20 E 180.00 16 W
Unwin La Trobe University 2004 unw 18 46.51 S, 168.38 E 227.90 16 W
Zhongshan

Polar Research Institute of China

Dr. Hongqiao Hu

2010 zho 19 69.38 S, 76.38 E 72.50 16 E

 

 

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