Multichannel seismic streamer

Photograph taken from above the stern of the ship, with crew readying the streamer cable for a seismic survey.

Detailed Description

A ship will tow this green cable, which contains underwater microphones that record sound reflected off layers beneath the seafloor. USGS scientists will use the data to pinpoint the location of faults.


Image Dimensions: 2448 x 2448

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Location Taken: US