Sub-bottom profilers emit low frequency acoustic pulses which penetrate into the seabed sediment below the seabed and reveal geological stratas or buried material. We provide access to images of sub-bottom profiles in areas of interest to the marine renewables industry.
Sub Bottom Profile images of the sea floor have been produced for several of the areas around Scotland identified for offshore renewable development. These images are provided as a Google Earth layer and as a direct download. Using some of this data, contour maps have been created for Armadale and West orkney. These can also be downloaded below.
This data is set to be expanded upon soon.
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