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What is an Ocean Bottom Seismometer?

http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/operations/obs/whatobs.html

Description and uses of the Ocean Bottom Seismometer; a self contained data-acquisition system which free falls to the ocean floor and records seismic data generated by airguns and earthquakes.

by ten Brink, Uri; Miller, Gregory K.; and Davis, Ray
Related topics:
Earthquakes, Marine geology, Ocean characteristics, Oceanic lithosphere, Seismic refraction methods, Seismology

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