Seafloor mapping instrument

Seafloor mapping instrument

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Credit: B. MURTON/SOUTHAMPTON OCEANOGRAPHY CENTRE/ SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: TOBI (Towed Ocean Bottom Instrument) seafloor mapping instrument being lowered into the sea. TOBI is a sidescan sonar unit that is towed behind a ship. It sends pulsed sound waves towards the seafloor and records the echo-like reflections to create an image of the seafloor. Photographed on board RRS James Cook in the Caribbean, in 2010.

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