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.
What does OBS stand for?
OBS stands for Ocean Bottom Seismometer
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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.
Since 2003, he has served as the manager of WHOI Ocean Bottom Seismometer Instrument Pool.