Table 7. Average gamma exposure rates, second quarter 2020, from HPIC/EcoGamma* network.

Station Location

Exposure Rate (µR/hr)

Quarterly Average

± 2 SD

On-site Locations

1Base of Howe

-

-

Big Lost River Rest Area

13.1

3.0

Rover

17.5

2.4

Sand Dunes Tower

16.0

1.3

Boundary Locations

 

 

  Atomic City

13.0

1.4

Big Southern Butte

16.5

1.4

Howe Met Tower

12.5

1.2

Monteview

12.8

1.2

Mud Lake / Terreton

13.4

0.6

Distant Locations

 

 

  Fort Hall

12.8

1.5

Idaho Falls

9.6

3.4

1No data available for this location for second quarter 2020 due to electronic malfunctions / failures in instrumentation. 

*The HPIC’s and EcoGammas 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.