Accession Number:

ADA279478

Title:

A Simple Ocean Bottom Hydrophone with 200 Megabyte Data Capacity

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MA

Report Date:

1993-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The Woods Hole Ocean Bottom Hydrophone instrument records the digitized output of a single hydrophone sensor at rates between 250 and 1200 samples per second with a dynamic range of 98 dB and can be deployed at depths to 6000 meters. The units 200 megabyte disk recorder allows operation for periods up to 5 days. Designed for typical marine seismic refraction operational the unit is reliable and simple to deploy and recover. A detailed description is provided of the instrument design and application including transfer function, clock accuracy, data format, sample data and power requirements.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Seismology
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE