Back to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Homepage
  • Connect with WHOI:

Images: Seismometer Deployed Atop Underwater Volcano

(Uri ten Brink, U.S. Geological Survey)
A new buoy transmits real-time seismic data from the Kick 'em Jenny volcano off Grenada. (Spahr C. Webb, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)
The Real-Time Offshore Seismic Station has three main elements: an ocean-bottom seismometer; a stretch, electrically wired mooring cable; and a buoy with radio transmitters that send data to shore. (E. Paul Oberlander, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is the world's leading non-profit oceanographic research organization. Our mission is to explore and understand the ocean and to educate scientists, students, decision-makers, and the public.
© Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Online edition: ISSN 1559-1263. All rights reserved