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Seafloor Mapping Systems

Seafloor Mapping Systems

Kongsberg-Simrad EM300 Multibeam Echo Sounder

Kongsberg-Simrad EM300 Multibeam Echo Sounder

Scientists use the EM300 system to obtain detailed maps of the seafloor. EM300 can be used in water as shallow as 10 meters and as deep as 5000 meters.

Source: Ocean Instruments

Research Highlights

February 2, 2006

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Maps Ancient Greek Shipwreck

Robots can do in days what humans take years to accomplish at archaeological sites
Source: Media Relations
Scientists Map Ocean Floor Near Palmer Station in Antarctica
June 8, 2005

Scientists Map Ocean Floor Near Palmer Station in Antarctica

Reveal Hidden Dangers to Passing Ships
Source: Media Relations