Data and images can be found in many places on our website. This directory will lead you to our major resources.MBARI data
- Mooring data
Data from our moorings; see also NPS's ICON project
Bathymetric data from our survey sites
- Sample Archive
Specimen loan procedures; documentation of our data management system
- MUSE data
Raw and processed data from the 2000 MOOS Upper-Water-Column Science Experiment
- Data and video formats for external ship users
Procedures for obtaining data and video on externally sponsored cruises aboard MBARI vessels
- Images and video
Images and video of animals, science, technology, ships, and moorings
Video Annotation & Reference System (VARS)
- VARS Query Application
A software tool for accessing information in the MBARI video annotation database. The query will be eventually be available to the public.
- Video Annotation Interface
A software tool used on MBARI ships for making detailed annotations as video is being recorded by the ROV camera and later, when the tape is reviewed in the video lab. Although the interface is not available outside MBARI, instructions and documentation are presented for those who might be using the interface on a cruise or doing research in the MBARI video lab.
Software for processing swath mapping data
A classroom tool for visualizing the processes controlling coral reef development and demise
- Shore Side Data System
(Future distribution) A software system for managing and presenting numerous and diverse data sets.
- Software Infrastructure and Applications for MOOS ("SIAM")
A framework for seamless integration of self-describing, plug-and-work instruments into the Monterey Ocean Observatory System, remote instrument control from shore, data acquisition and telemetry, autonomous system management, and autonomous event detection and response.
- Software Infrastructure and Applications for MOOS documentation
MBARI provides these data "as is", with no warranty, express or implied, of the data quality or consistency. It is provided without support and without obligation on the part of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute to assist in its use, correction, modification, or enhancement. For use in publication, authors should obtain written permission from MBARI's Director of Information and Technology Dissemination, acknowledge MBARI as the data source in those publications, and provide reprints to the MBARI library.