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Apparatus and method for locating towed seismic apparatus (USH0000549)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000000545D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Dec-06
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Apr-28

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US Statutory Invention Registration (SIRs)

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Inventors:
Lloyd, Joseph P. [+details]
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Abstract

Apparatus and method are provided for locating seismic sources suspended below a float, seismic streamer cables and other towed seismic apparatus relative to a towing vessel. The range and bearing from a selectively energizable acoustic source on or near the float, cable or apparatus to the towing vessel is measured by an acoustic phased array.