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Geoforce Group Limited | 60 Thornhill Drive, Unit 10, Dartmouth, NS Canada | +1 902.463.0932 | info@geoforcegroup.com

© 2020 by Geoforce Group Limited

GEOFORCE DTS® SUB-BOTTOM PROFILER

THE GEOFORCE DTS® PROVIDES GREAT FLEXIBILITY IN MEETING A WIDE RANGE OF SURVEY REQUIREMENTS 

SPECIFICATIONS

FUNCTIONAL
SURVEY TOW SPEED
MAXIMUM TOW DEPTH
SURVEY WATER DEPTH
SEDIMENT LAYER RESOLUTION
SPECTRUM SOURCE INPUT
ENERGY SOURCE
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ED 10/FC
SOURCE FIRING RATE
BODY MOTION COMPENSATION
3.5 - 6.0kn
500m
10m - 5000m
6cm to 20cm, depending on substrate
500Hz - 10kHz
60J - 540J or 120J - 1080J at 0.11ms duration
110µs duration, 217 dB/1µPa at 1m, 79 dB/1µPa at 10m
300ms - 3000ms
Removes effective heave motion
OPTIONS
OCEANOGRAPHIC WINCH
300m, 600m, 900m, or 1200m cable 
POWER REQUIREMENTS
GEOFORCE CEREBELLA
TOPSIDE CONTROL UNIT (TCU)
115V/230V AC 100w 50/60Hz single phase
220-240V AC, 3kVA 50/60Hz single phase
MECHANICAL
TOW BODY ASSEMBLY
DIMENSIONS
WEIGHT
TOPSIDE CONTROL UNIT (TCU)
DIMENSIONS
WEIGHT
CABLE
14-CONDUCTOR CABLE DIAMETER
TOW CABLE WEIGHT IN AIR
MINIMUM RECOMMENDED BLOCK DIAMETER
164cm x 107cm x 68cm (l x w x h)
400kg
56cm x 37cm x 83cm
45kg
1.64cm (0.645in)
83.33kg/100m (560 lb./1,000ft)
56cm (22 in.)
TYPICAL PENETRATION (IN METERS)
SEDIMENT
BOOMER
SAND/PEBBLES/BOULDERS
TERTIARY BEDROCK
CLAY/TILL
SILT
SOFT SEDIMENT/SILT
SILT WITH GAS
BEDROCK
5 - 10
20
50 - 60
80 - 90
100
-
-
SPARKER
20
40
80
-
100
80 - 90
10