Scripps and Nanometrics partner to make Ocean Bottom Systems globally available 


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Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) and Nanometrics Inc. are pleased to announce a new partnership that will bring Ocean Bottom Systems (OBS) to research institutes world-wide. Building the partnership on the strengths of both parties, Scripps will continue to push the boundaries of research and development for oceanographic seismology while Nanometrics advances OBS seismic instrumentation and manages manufacturing and distribution of the turnkey Ocean Bottom Systems. 

SIO Abalone OBS
    SIO Abalone OBS


Both parties will continue to evolve the Ocean Bottom System product offering to facilitate the continued advancement of oceanographic research. Bringing together expertise in ocean science and seismic instrumentation provides research institutes around the world access to unparalleled seismic technologies for geophysical studies of the ocean. 

“We have enjoyed a strong relationship with Scripps over many years and we are thrilled to be given the opportunity to bring these technologies together into a world-leading ocean bottom product line.” Neil Spriggs, CEO, Nanometrics