Publications

Ocean Discovery League team members have co-authored multiple publications related to our core verticals of low-cost ocean technology, ocean artificial intelligence, and capacity building. 

Recent Publications

Maka Niu: A Low-Cost, Modular Imaging and Sensor Platform to Increase Observation Capabilities of the Deep Ocean.

Frontiers of Marine Science, In review

D Novy†, L Kawasumi†, J Ferguson, M Sullivan, P Bell, JS Chow, JB de Sousa, KA Cantner, B Woodward, A Adams††, KLC Bell††.

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.

FathomNet: An underwater image training database for ocean exploration and discovery

Boulais O., B. Woodward, L. Lundsten, K. Barnard, B. Schlining, K.L.C. Bell, K. Katija. 2020. arXiv: 2007.00114.

First records of the seven-gilled Notorynchus cepedianus and six-gilled Hexanchus griseus sharks (Chondrichthyes: Hexanchiformes: Hexanchidae) found in the Galápagos Marine Reserve.

Journal of Fish Biology, 2020

Buglass, S., S. Nagy, D. Ebert, P. Sepa, A. Turchik, K.L.C. Bell, F. Rivera, & J. Giddens. 2020.

Initial Observations and Preliminary Interpretations from Telepresence-enabled Exploration of the Southern California Borderland, USA

Bell, KLC, ML Brennan, M-H Cormier, M Legg, JE Conrad, CM Castillo, N Raineault, M Lubetkin, J Marlow, C Caldow. 2019. In: From the Mountains to the Abyss: The California Borderland as an Archive of Southern California Geologic Evolution. Eds. K Marsaglia, R Behl, and J Schwalbach. SEPM Special Publication 110: 296-327.

Telepresence-enabled maritime archaeological exploration in the deep

Journal of Maritime Archaeology, 2018

Brennan, ML, F Cantelas, K Elliott, JP Delgado, KLC Bell, D Coleman, A Fundis, J Irion, HK Van Tilburg, RD Ballard. 13: 97.

Results of Telepresence-enabled Exploration

Raineault, NA, KLC Bell, P Girguis, eds. 2018. , Deep Sea Research II. Vol 150.

Previous Project Reports

From 2017-2021, the Open Ocean Initiative at the MIT Media Lab facilitated many activities and projects, producing reports on learnings from each one. In 2021, Open Ocean spun off into Ocean Discovery League, continuing several of these key initiatives.

Open Ocean Reports

Bell, K. C. (n.d.). History of Open Ocean. Open Ocean. Retrieved from https://openocean.pubpub.org/pub/open-ocean-history

Hope, A., Chow, J., & Bell, K. C. (2021). North Star Design Principles. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.0b7b143a

Bell, K. C., Cantner, K., Chow, J., Hope, A., & Quinzin, M. (2020). Co-Designing for Deep Ocean Imaging and Analysis. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.5afa6279

Bell, K. C. (2021).

2018 Here Be Dragons Project Reports

Bell, K. C., Chow, J., Hope, A., & Novy, D. (2021). Here Be Dragons 2018 Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e

Adams, A., & Bernstein, J. (2021). Project Prometheus Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/ec788172

Adams, M., Bray, B., Ellenbogen, K., Fornasaro, R., Marlow, J., McLean, C., & Rozendo, C. (2021). Micronauts Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/ac511e22

Amon, D., Rotjan, R., Kennedy, B., Alleng, G., Anta, R., Aram, E., … Bell, K. C. (2021). My Deep Sea, My Backyard Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/870cd5da

Katija, K., Orenstein, E., Schlining, B., Lundsten, L., Barnard, K., Sainz, G., … Bell, K. C. (2019). Big Ocean, Big Data Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/853ce745

Najjar, D., & Normandin, A. (2021). Ocean Cultures Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/e79271f1

Normandin, A., & Najjar, D. (2021). Boston Intertidal Exploration Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/00b0d1bd

Oran, D., Smith, R., Novy, D., Babakhanova, S., Phillips, B., Adams, A., & Chronopoulos, C. (2021). Wheels of Poseidon Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/56e2b8e0

Salvador, E., & Lutz, N. (2021). Connected Coral Report. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.207c346e/4f361cef

Training & Expeditions Reports

Bell, K. C. (2021). Deep Sea Camera System Training & Expedition Assessment Report 2019. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.f07b8a66

Jang, J., Xia, C., & Bernstein, J. (2021). Appendix A: New Technology Deployments. Open Ocean. https://doi.org/10.21428/a680be9a.f07b8a66