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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Mapping Systems

Surficial and Sub-bottom Systems:
Sidescan Sonar Systems

Sidescan-sonar imagery provides a view of the surficial sediment texture and sediment distribution.

For more sidescan sonar imagery and the projects that have collected it in the past or are currently collecting it, see:

Photo of the Klein sidescan sonar fish hanging just above the water.
Klein 3000 (100/500 kHz) sidescan sonar fish
Sidescan imagery with interpretation from Anacapa Island, CA
Sidescan imagery with interpretation from Anacapa Island, CA
Sidescan imagery with interpretation from Fanny Shoal, CA.
Sidescan imagery with interpretation from Fanny Shoal, CA

 

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