Proc. IAU volume 13, issue S335, P69-74 2017 DOI: 10.1017/s1743921318000066 View full text
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A. Dal Lago, C. R. Braga, R. R. S. de Mendonca, M. Rockenbach, E. Echer, N. J. Schuch, K. Munakata, C. Kato, T. Kuwabara, M. Kozai, H. K. Al Jassar, M. M. Sharma, M. Tokumaru, M. Duldig et al.

Abstract: AbstractThe Global Muon Detector Network (GMDN) is composed by four ground cosmic ray detectors distributed around the Earth: Nagoya (Japan), Hobart (Australia), Sao Martinho da Serra (Brazil) and Kuwait city (Kuwait). The network has operated since March 2006. It has been upgraded a few times, increasing its detection area. Each detector is sensitive to muons produced by the interactions of ~50 GeV Galactic Cosmic Rays (GCR) with the Earth′s atmosphere. At these energies, GCR are known to be affected by inter…

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