MarDiM Project (Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation in the Marmara Region and Disaster Education in Turkey)

2015 03_OBS and OBEM Installation

 In March 2015, the following equipment was installed at the bottom of Marmara Sea.

In order to closely monitor seismic activies on two main segment of North Fault beneath the Sean of Marmara,  10 Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS) were installed.

Yellow triangles are the OBS that were installed in March 2015 and the red triangles were the ones installed in September 2014.



And 3 Ocean Botto Electromagnetic instruments (OBEM) with acoustic releaser system and 2 Ocean Bottom Electric instruments (OBE) with buoys at the western part of the Marmara Sea as shown below. A previous studies (Kaya, 2012) had alread 14 OBEM sites in the eastern and central part of the Marmara Sea.