Seabed observation & sampling system

Sea Technology
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SEABOSS has proved to be a valuable addition to the USGS data-acquisition and processing field program. It has allowed researchers to collect high-quality images and seabed samples in a timely manner. It is a simple, dependable and trouble-free system with a track record of over 3,000 deployments. When used as part of the USGS seafloor mapping acquisition, processing, and ground-truth program, SEABOSS has been invaluable in providing information quickly and efficiently, with a minimum of downtime. SEABOSS enables scientists to collect high-quality images and samples of the seabed, essential to the study of sedimentary environments and biological habitats and to the interpretation of side-scan sonar and multibeam imagery, the most common tools for mapping the seabed.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Seabed observation & sampling system
Series title Sea Technology
Volume 42
Issue 2
Year Published 2001
Language English
Contributing office(s) Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Description 5 p.
First page 39
Last page 43
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