Seismic Streamers (image) University of Texas at Austin Share Print E-Mail Caption Rolls of seismic streamers. The researchers used very long seismic streamers -- reaching almost five miles long -- to image the seafloor using soundwaves. Credit Shuoshou Han/ UT Austin Usage Restrictions Credit photos Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.