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Broadband Acoustic Receiver (Hydrophone)

A Hydrophone is a passive acoustic sensor that listens for earthquakes, sea creatures, and human-generated noise in the ocean. The Broadband Acoustic Receiver (Hydrophone) measures the acoustic signal of marine mammals, fish, wind, and rain in the water column.

Data Products

This instrument measures the following data products. Select a data product's name to learn more.

Instrument Models & Deployed Locations

The OOI includes the following instrument makes and models for this instrument type. Follow the links below to find out where in the OOI this instrument has been deployed. You'll also find quick links for each instrument to Data portal, where you can plot and access data.

Series Make Model
HYDBBA Ocean Sonics icListen HF

Primary Science Discipline

Research Themes


Access Data
HYDBB on the Data Portal