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What does OBS stand for?

OBS stands for Ocean Bottom Seismometer

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The large, 1,000-kilometers (621-miles) wide aperture of the seafloor ocean bottom seismometer network, developed at Scripps yielded unprecedented precision and resolution in a remote oceanic region and included SKS waves, a type of wave that travels through the earth's core, that was critical for extending the imaging down to 1,500 kilometers (932-mile) depth.
Geological Survey in Woods Hole had mobilized a team to seize the rare opportunity and deploy five portable ocean bottom seismometers (OBS) on the seafloor around Augustine.