Marine Geophysical Investigation to Map Subsurface at a proposed Breakwater Structure

  • Hydrophone  Streamer being towed behind a fiberglass boat.
  • Equipment  set up on board.
  • Electronic  equipment controlling the system.
  • Gas  source for soundings.
  • View  of Sidab Harbour, Sultanate of Oman.

GBG Australia undertook a Marine Geophysical Investigation utilizing Continuous Sub-Bottom Sonar Profiling and Continuous Underwater Seismic Refraction (CUSR) at Sidab Harbour, Sultanate of Oman. The purpose of the investigation was to provide information regarding the bedrock depth and to locate and delineate buried coral reefs.

Figure 1: Hydrophone Streamer being towed behind a fiberglass boat.

Figure 2: Equipment set up on board.

Figure 3: Electronic equipment controlling the system.

Figure 4:Gas source for soundings.

Figure 5: View of Sidab Harbour, Sultanate of Oman.