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Seafloor Pressure

Seafloor Pressure sensors measure the force on the seafloor exerted by the weight of the overlying water and atmosphere. Real-time pressure measurements are of great importance because lunar tides, storms, and tsunamis strongly impact pressures at the seafloor and the flow of fluids into and out of the oceanic crust.

Data Products

This instrument records the following data products. To learn more about a data product, select its name.

Instrument Models

The OOI includes the following instrument models for this instrument type.

Series Make Model
PRESFA Sea-Bird SBE 26plus
PRESFB Sea-Bird SBE 26plus
PRESFC Sea-Bird SBE 26plus

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