IIC Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) maintains a fleet of approximately 117 instruments and provides instrumentation and expertise in collecting marine seismic data to OBSIP.  The SIO IIC's successful history of instrument construction and operation includes with over 1200 deployments from 50 cruises over approximately 12 years.

The SIO OBS group comprises two main laboratories for the construction, testing, preparation and staging for OBSIP research cruises.  The two labs are partitioned into an electronics/testing-based (South Lab) and mechanical/construction-based (North Lab) areas.