Subbottom profiling (or high resolution seismic) utilizes enough acoustic power to penetrate the sea floor, to give the scientist significant information about the sediments below the sea floor.

CGRC sub-botttom image

Information about...

 

 

• Sediment type

• Accumulation

• Erosion

• Bearing capacity

• Depth to bedrock

• Conditions to expect during dredging, excavation, pile driving, etc.

 

 

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