Magnetometer

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Image shows a deployment and towing of the SeaSpy magnetometer.

A magnetometer detects changes in the Earths’ magnetic field that can vary naturally over a wide area or locally over metallic objects such as shipwrecks. The tesla (symbol T) is the unit of measurement of the strength of a magnetic field.

Read more about how INFOMAR collect magnetometric data using the blue buttons.