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OBS report 1 2019

UiB-GEO was boarding at ACC MOSBY on tuesday 13th of August from Tromsø to recover and redeploy three Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS).

Crew on Mosby
Left to right: Franck (UiB Engineer), Jack (Captain), Erik (KUM Engineer), Zeinab (UiB researcher), Mareile (UiB), Tarcisio (UiB intern)
Photo:
Zeinab Jeddi

UiB-GEO is boarding at ACC MOSBY today, 13th of August from Tromsø to recover and redeploy three Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS).
During Summer 2018, three K.U.M. broadband OBSs were deployed in the Fram Strait, close to the mid-Atlantic Ridge, to monitor the continuous earthquake activity of the region as a part of EU-funded reaserch project INTAROS (check the video for more information)

Map of mapping 2018
Photo:
Zeinab Jeddi

The instruments have been sitting on the seabed for one year and the recovery cruise is started according to the project plans. During the first days of the cruise, the team will focus on recovering the instruments and then all three OBSs will be redeployed in Storfjorden (near Svalbard) in cooperation with the EPOS-N project (http://epos-no.org/). Stay tuned for more information next week!