Sercel has launched QuietSea™, its new passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) system designed to detect the presence of marine mammals during seismic operations. Totally different from other commercially available PAM systems, QuietSea is set to revolutionize PAM within the seismic industry.
Unlike other separate antenna PAM systems, QuietSea is seamlessly integrated as an add-on within the Sercel Sentinel® seismic streamer (Sentinel, Sentinel RD and Sentinel MS). This allows for greatly enhanced marine mammal detection capabilities in a wide frequency listening range that covers a large variety of vocalizing cetacean species.
QuietSea also benefits from synergies with Sercel’s Seal 428 marine seismic recorder and SeaPro Nav navigation system to accurately locate marine mammal positions.