The 2022 Global Deep-Sea Capacity Assessment includes online survey and manual research data for 186 geographical areas divided into six global regions: Europe, Asia, Northern America, Africa, Oceania, and Latin America & the Caribbean. 


ODL's most recent publication, "Low-Cost, Deep-Sea Imaging and Analysis Tools for Deep-Sea Exploration: A Collaborative Design Study," discusses the key findings from a multiyear co-design study capturing the needs of multiple user groups for exploration tools.

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Participatory Design for Low-Cost, Deep-Sea Imaging and Analysis. Frontiers of Marine Science.

Frontiers of Marine Science, 2022

KLC Bell†, JS Chow†, A Hope, M Quinzin, KA Cantner, DJ Amon, JE Cramp, RD Rotjan, L Kamalu, A de Vos, S Talma, S Buglass, V Wade, Z Filander, K Noyes, M Lynch, A Knight, N Lourenço, P Girguis, J Sousa, C Blake, BRC Kennedy, T Noyes, C McClain.

My Deep Sea, My Backyard: A Pilot Study to Build Capacity for Global Deep-Ocean Exploration and Research

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 2022

Amon, DJ†, RR Rotjan, BRC Kennedy, G Alleng, R Anta, E Aram, KM Gjerde, J Gobin, T Edwards, M Creary-Ford, L-A Henderson, R Hinds, A Hope, B Phillips, RK Ali, S Lanser, K Lewis, H Lochan, S MacLean, N Mwemwenikarawa, B Rimon, S-A Sarjursingh, A Tekiau, T Teemari, A Turchik, H Vallès, K Waysang, KLC Bell. 2022.