[Print page] [E-mail page]

font size: Change text to small (default) Change text to medium Change text to large

Ocean-Bottom Seismometer

Return to Text

   
A sled used to inject a nontoxic dye
An ocean-bottom seismometer goes over the side of R/V Oceanus in early 2001, off Barbados. It will record long-period, low-frequency seismic waves for up to a year before the ship returns to retrieve the instrument. (Photo by John Whitehead, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)