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Instrument Class: OBSBB

Instrument Name
Broadband Ocean Bottom Seismometer
Science Discipline

Broadband Ocean Bottom Seismometers provide characterization of seismicity/earthquake activity along tectonic plate boundaries where two key phenomena can occur: large-magnitude subduction zone earthquakes and seismicity associated with migration of melt (magma) beneath the seafloor at underwater volcanoes.

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Related Instrument Series

Class Series Name Make Model
OBSBB-A OBSBB A Broadband Ocean Bottom Seismometer Guralp CMG-1T/5T