Retrieving Seismic Airguns

Image shows USGS scientists in PFDs collecting a seismic airgun while at sea

Detailed Description

USGS personnel on the deck of the R/V Hugh R. Sharp during retrieval of seismic airguns.  The streamer that receives the seismic signals generated by the airguns is towed behind the ship and is here shown spooled on the winch at right.  


Image Dimensions: 3456 x 4608

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Location Taken: US