OBS Expedition

Deep down in the Arctic - OBS Expedition 2019

Geophysical research expedition in Arctic environments!

Deep Down in the Arctic - OBS Expedition 2019

Video: Tarcisio Infriccioli (intern).

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Ocean-bottom seismometers (OBS) are among the most important devices we have for monitoring seismic activity such as earthquakes underneath the ocean bottom floor.

The video shows highlights from the exciting expedition Summer 2019, where OBS devices were moved from old to new locations on the ocean bottom floor in the areas surrounding Svalbard.