In a world first, an autonomous underwater vehicle succeeds in automatically retrieving data from an ocean-bottom station using underwater optical wireless communications
The Institute for Marine-Earth Exploration and Engineering (MarE3) is responsible for the integrated operation and management of JAMSTEC's oceanographic research platforms, which include ships, AUVs, ROVs, and scientific observation & research equipment.
Integrated operation of research vessels, AUVs/ROVs, development of observation technologies, surveys & observations worldwide.
How to use our research vessels and facilities, and how to apply and support researchers and technicians on board.
We develop state-of-the-art technologies for research & oceanographic observations.
How we are expanding the frontiers of Earth Science by preparing to drill and sample the Earth's mantle
Here is information about our research vessels and facilities that can be enjoyed by both children and adults.