Renard Centre of Marine Geology
Department of Geology and Soil Science, Universiteit Gent

  Research infrastructure

High and very-high resolution reflection seismic equipment

In-house developed "Centipede" sparker
SIG sparker
Geopulse 3.5 kHz subbottom profiler
Seistec boomer-receiver system
In-house developed "VHR-3D" seismic array
Delph Seismic acquisition system (IXSEA)
Geode 24-channel seismograph (Geometrics)

ProMax (Halliburton)
RadExPro (DECO Geophysical)
Kingdom Suite (SMT)
Fledermaus (QPS)


Side-scan sonar

Klein 3000 side-scan sonar

Sonar Pro (L-3)
ISIS (L-3)
Sonar Scope (Ifremer)


Multibeam swath-bathymetry echosounder

Seabeam 1050 (50 kHz)
Octans motion sensor

Hydrostar online (L-3)
HDP post; HDP edit (L-3)
Qinsy (QPS)


Lake-coring equipment

Uwitec coring platform
deep-water (300 m) piston and Livingston corer
bob corer


Core analysis facilities

Geotek multi-sensor core logger
Mastersizer 3000 laser diffraction particle size analyzer


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