Special Issue: Ground Magnetic Observations: New technologies and the role in understanding the Earth System
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Theodolite-borne vector Overhauser magnetometer: DIMOVER
Earth, Planets and Space volume 58, pages 711–716 (2006)
This report covers results of the long-term research directed at developing an absolute vector proton magnetometer based on the switching of bias magnetic fields. The distinctive feature is the attempt of the installation of a miniature Overhauser sensor and optimized Garret solenoid directly on the telescope of the theodolite. Thus this design (Declination Inclination Modulus Overhauser magnetometer: DIMOVER) will complement the universally recognised DIflux absolute device by adding full vector measurement capability. Preliminary designs, which also can be interesting to the experts in vector proton magnetometers, are presented.
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Sapunov, V., Rasson, J., Denisov, A. et al. Theodolite-borne vector Overhauser magnetometer: DIMOVER. Earth Planet Sp 58, 711–716 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03351972
- Overhauser magnetometer
- magnetic observatory instrumentation
- magnetic declination
- magnetic inclination