Table 7. Average gamma exposure rates, third quarter, 2018, from HPIC network.

Station Location

Exposure Rate (µR/hr)

Quarterly Average

± 2 SD

On-site Locations

1Base of Howe

-

-

Big Lost River Rest Area

12.3

1.4

1Rover

-

-

Sand Dunes Tower

13.0

1.4

Boundary Locations

 

 

Atomic City

14.6

1.2

Big Southern Butte

14.5

1.4

Howe Met Tower

12.3

0.9

1Monteview

-

-

1Mud Lake / Terreton

-

-

Distant Locations

 

 

Fort Hall

12.4

2.4

Idaho Falls

9.5

3.5

1No data available for these locations for third quarter 2018 due to electronic malfunctions / failures in instrumentation. 

*The HPIC’s are sensitive electronic devices that can experience intermittent malfunctions and/or interference, this typically results in characteristic positive and/or negative data spikes. These aberrations are removed from the data set based on the judgement of the data analyst.