A sub-bottom profiler is an echosounder that penetrates beneath the seafloor. The backscatter data serves to obtain bathymetric data, and identify and characterize layers of seafloor and subseafloor sediment or rock. The frequency influences the range and spatial resolution.
Individual instruments of the above category, which are (or have been) connected to our observatories. Click an instrument for detailed information.
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