Data Research Center for Marine-Earth Sciences

Links to DrC data sites

This page contains links to DrC data sites which provide many kinds of data, sample information, videos and photos taken by JAMSTEC's submersibles. Please click here if you would like to see a list of the whole data sites of JAMSTEC.

If you are looking for data obtained during JAMSTEC cruises, go to "JAMSETC Data Site for Research Cruises". And if you want to have a look at our videos taken in the deep seas, go to our "Deep Sea Video Database".
Data and samples registered in data sites with this data portal mark can also be found using "JAMSTEC Data Search Portal". "JAMSTEC Data Search Portal" can search data and samples from the area they were obtained.
Click tutorial to see video tutorials.

If you are interested in using our rock, core or biological samples, or in our off-line data (e.g. data that are in their publication moratorium periods, data of deep sea photos and etc.) please read here.

Search data and samples

JAMSTEC Data Search Portal
This web site is an entrance to our wide ranged observation data and sample information. Data and samples registered in the datasites with a "data portal mark" can be found here.
tutorial
JAMSTEC Data Catalog
This catalog helps users to find data through JAMSTEC datasites and databases.
The categories and keywords you choose or enter, will guide you to the datasites.

Download observation data

Data Research System for Whole Cruise Information in JAMSTEC (DARWIN)
On the "Data Research System for Whole Cruise Information in JAMSTEC (DARWIN)" JAMSTEC disseminates data and sample information obtained by its research vessels and submersibles.

Photos and videos

JAMSTEC E-library of Deep-sea Images
Provides deep sea research videos and photos obtained by JAMSTEC submersibles including content (ex. living organism name, geology, etc.) and research points.
*The “Deep Sea Video Database”, “Deep Sea Video Cast” and “Deep Sea Image Database” have been integrated into this site since December 2011.
data portal

Marine biodiversity and distribution

Biological Information System for Marine Life "BISMaL"
Taxonomic information, photos, videos and many more information of marine species collected or seen during observations are on this data site.

Search samples

Deep Seafloor Rock Sample Database(GANSEKI)
Information about the rock samples we manage is here.
Samples that are "available" are ready to go.
data portal
Core Data Site
Information about core samples obtained during JAMSTEC cruises (except IODP cruises) is here. Samples that are "available" are ready to go.
data portal
Marine Biological Sample Database
Information about biological samples obtained during JAMSTEC cruises is here.
data portal

Others

JAMSTEC Document Catalog
Provides back issues of public relations publication and research paper issued by JAMSTEC.
*The “Document Database” has been replaced with this site since December 2011.