MBARI creates and globally scales the visionary technologies required to explore, map, and understand our changing ocean.
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MBARI is a non-profit oceanographic research center advancing marine science and engineering to understand our changing ocean.
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These VARS datasets, including in situ observations (annotations), imagery, ancillary data and other related data types, have been used in peer-reviewed publications, agency reports, and other products. The long-term data storage locations for such datasets are provided below.
For more information about the creation and management of MBARI’s annotation data, please reference the VARS overview.
For inquiries about use of MBARI’s annotation data, please see the VARS Data use policy or contact Nancy Jacobsen Stout.
Katija, K., G. Troni, J. Daniels, K. Lance, R. Sherlock, A.D. Sherman, and B.H. Robison (Posted on line June 3, 2020). Revealing enigmatic mucus structures in the deep sea using DeepPIV. Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2345-2