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A helicopter deploying OB hydrophone

Drop Me a (Phone) Line

A helicopter from the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Star deploys one of five ocean-bottom hydrophones to record sound waves generated by any earthquakes or eruptions near Vailulu'u. After a year on the job, the hydrophones were retrieved in March 2001. (Photo by Stan Hart, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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