August 7, 2018. Principal researcher of Electronic publications laboratory A. V. Khokhlov and leading engineer of the laboratory of geoinformatics and geomagnetic studies A. A. Grudnev were sent to the Belomorsk Biological Station named after N. A. Pertsov (BBS) of the biological faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University (Republic of Karelia, Primorskii settlement) for the deployment of a new magnetic station.
The main tasks solved during the trip were: erection of a non-magnetic pavilion, installation and adjustment of a POS-4 magnetometer, laying of signal and power cables to a non-magnetic pavilion, its arrangement and installation of a computer for data collection in a server building of one of the scientific buildings of BBS. A lightning protection system was installed on the signal cable, data transmission to GC RAS and remote access was configured.