January 30, 2009
Submersibles which JAMSTEC operates have collected half a million of still images of deep sea. "Deep Sea Image Database" which disseminates these images has been renewed.
New features of this version are following,
This new version of "Deep Sea Image Database" is available from "JAMSTEC top page" - "Database" - "Deep Sea Image Database", or URL below,
Deep Sea Image Database http://www.jamstec.go.jp/dsidb/e/
New images obtained on the recent cruises will be posted after its moratorium period. JAMSTEC has been digitizing old negatives by a high definition scanner, and these images of KAIKO, DOLPHIN-3K and SHINAKI2000 will be posted.