Emerging and current tools

To unlock the mysteries of the deep, MBARI utilizes a variety of vehicles, instruments and software. Leveraging the peer relationship between scientists and engineers, we have a long history of technology development solving the most challenging aspects of studying the harsh environment of the ocean. Below are links to the suite of tools and technology that we utilize and are developing to meet the next set of challenges.



Current and emerging tools we design and use to create a persistent presence in the worlds oceans


Bringing power to the remote parts of the ocean enabling our mission of exploration
New robot collects video

Vehicle Technology

Vehicles and related technology that facilitate our exploration of the deep
Cut-away view of the i2MAP video imaging module


Systems and tools to process and analyze our video feeds and thousands of hours of dive video