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Ocean bottom seismometers (OBS) are instruments that measure seafloor movements and pressure variations created by seismic waves and artificial sources.

The INSU park develops and deploys short-period (4.5-500 Hz) and broad-band (0.004-50 Hz) OBSs for the French scientific community.

These instruments are deployed by the INSU OBS park team: 2-3 members come on board the ship for deployments and recoveries.

Deontology

How the OBS are attributed, how the data are distributed....

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The Team

The team consists of a director and 3-4 engineers/techniciens

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Other OBS parks

We collaborate with other OBS parks in France, Europe and abroad.

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Ship specifications for deployments

Ship size. Time needed for operations

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