After NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer and the remotely operated vehicles Seirios and Deep Discoverer collect video data from across the Pacific, video annotators at the University of Hawaii combine animal identifications and habitat observations using the Video Annotation and Reference System (VARS) software developed by Monterey Bay Aquarium and Research Institute (MBARI). These data will then be available in the NOAA Deep-Sea Coral Research and Technology Database.

After NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer and the remotely operated vehicles Seirios and Deep Discoverer collect video data from across the Pacific, video annotators at the University of Hawaii combine animal identifications and habitat observations using the Video Annotation and Reference System (VARS) software developed by Monterey Bay Aquarium and Research Institute (MBARI). These data will then be available in the NOAA Deep-Sea Coral Research and Technology Database. Image courtesy NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts.

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