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The WHOI OBS Lab has been advancing scientific discovery for over 40 years by continuously improving the quality of seafloor seismic observations through advances in instrumentation and operation.

Our Laboratory

 A state-of-the-art facility for highly trained, knowledgeable staff.

Our Instrumentation

Over 90 instruments built to rigorous standards and meticulously tested.

Supporting Discovery

Global deployments of 32 experiments on 67 cruises for 82 principal investigators.