GANSEKI(*) is the deep sea floor rock sample database provided by JAMSTEC.
These rock samples were obtained on deep sea floor all over the world by JAMSTEC via its Research Vessels or manned/unmanned Deep Sea Submergence Vehicles.
Users who want to be provided these rock samples are able to see photographs of the samples as well as chemical analysis data.
*"GANSEKI" means Rock in Japanese.
JAMSTEC Core Data Site publicises information on the sediment core sample, mud on the sea floor sampled in cylindrical shape by the piston corer etc on JAMSTEC's cruises. Date and position, photos, physical property data, X-ray photo and descriptions.
You can search marine species around Japan and browse photographs, descriptions on morphology/ecology, videos, sample records, and references of each species.
JAMSTEC E-library of Deep-sea Images provides deep sea research videos and photos obtained by JAMSTEC submersibles including content (ex. living organism name, geology, etc.) and research points.
*The “Deep Sea Video Database”, “Deep Sea Video Cast” and “Deep Sea Image Database” have been integrated into this site since December 2011.
Marine Biological Sample Database provides information on biological samples obtained by JAMSTEC submersibles and research vessels such as SHINKAI6500, HYPERDOLPHIN and R/V MIRAI. Users are able to search samples by biological classification name, area, sampling gear, etc.
JAMSTEC Document Catalog provides back issues of public relations publication and research paper issued by JAMSTEC.
*The “Document Database” has been replaced with this site since December 2011.
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