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The decreases in gross and operating margins were driven by the significant decline in revenues within the Systems segment, the lack of revenues generated in the Ocean Bottom Services segment and, to a lesser extent, the decline in revenues within the Software segment.
Ocean bottom seismic surveys record very high quality seismic data particularly suited for field appraisal and development.
The topographical features along the ocean bottom affect the size and shape of breaking waves.
Jourdan and his Maine-based company, Nauticos, plan to launch an expedition in the spring using sonar to sweep 1, 000 square miles of ocean bottom west of tiny Howland Island in the Pacific Ocean.
But this is no swimming pool - waves rock the 65-foot boat back and forth; the ocean bottom rolls up and down just like any natural part of the earth's surface; salt, fish, debris, bubbles and rocks deflect sound waves.
Invertebrate life, including hydrocoral (not a true coral), cowries and nudibrancs, colorful shell-less snail-like creatures, cling to the rocky point that rises more than a hundred feet from the ocean bottom.
Applied Research Laboratories, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, is being awarded a $291,005,074 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order contract for approximately 18,878 staff-months to provide engineering, research, development, and test and evaluation capabilities in the areas of ocean acoustics, electromagnetic propagation, high frequency sonar, under ice and ocean bottom navigation and intelligence collection, signal and information processing and displays and command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence, as applied to information warfare, modeling and simulation, synthetic forces testing, electromagnetic instrumentation and innovative computer and software development.
He or she stops before a flooded hole and gazes into it and for some reason imagines the ocean bottom.
It took the Urashima one hour to hit the ocean bottom about 40 kilometers off Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, on Dec.
Most of that time it has stayed quietly at rest while it drilled holes in the ocean bottom.
The rise in the productivity of plankton living in the ocean results in a greater amount of the plant material falling to the ocean bottom and decaying.
VSO is a redeployable, ocean bottom cable (OBC) seismic imaging system equipped to support full-wave (multicomponent) data acquisition on the seabed.
GeoTag can be used to accurately position all types of Ocean Bottom Cable (OBC), Ocean Bottom Node and Transition Zone cable systems for seabed seismic surveys in water depths down to 500 meters.
We have initiated actions within our Ocean Bottom Services business to minimize costs, while maintaining our ocean bottom capabilities.
National Ocean Bottom Seisomograph Instrument Pool (OBSIP), an NSF-funded facility that maintains and operates seafloor instruments for the scientific community.
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