Geomagnetic observatory Valentia, Ireland

Operated by:

with support from:


  • 10°14'40" W, 51°56' 23" N (Google Maps)
  • local contact: Tel: +353 66 9473460, Fax: +353 67 9472242, online form
  • address: Met Éireann Valentia Observatory, Cahirciveen, County Kerry, Ireland


Originally instruments for telluric measurements were provided through GFZ by Geophysical Instrument Pool Potsdam:
  • Ag-AgCl-electrodes;
  • CASTLE E-sensor box;
  • EDL data logger
On the 22nd of November 2017 the instruments were changed. New instruments, provided by DIAS, are:
  • LEMI-417 magnetotelluric station;
  • LEMI magnetometer;
  • Phoenix Pb-Cl electrodes

Data access


  • 2015/05 Start of telluric measurements
  • 2017/11 Change of equipment for telluric measurements

Presentations and posters


Papers where VAL data are used


Local links