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Imagery database

Below is a list of all the imagery currently in the archive, organized by the region in which in which it was originally collected along the California coast, from north to south. The imagery is frequently clustered at key features and/or by project within sub-regions. Multiple projects may have transects within the same subregion. Files may exist as miniDV or DVCAM tapes, digital files, or both. Albums of still photos are available for download. Currently, video imagery is only viewable on site at the archive.

To obtain full length video files, or copies of tape, fill out and submit our Imagery Request Form.

Undersea life

Central Coast

Pigeon Point to Point Conception

Big Sur Coast

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • manned submersible
  • camera sled
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Big Creek SMR
  • Pt Sur SMCA
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Sample

Monterey Bay

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
  • Tape(miniDV and DVCAM)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
Source
  • ROV
  • camera sled
  • manned submersible
MPAs explored
  • Soquel Canyon SMCA
  • Portugese Ledge SMCA
  • Carmel Pinnacles SMR
  • Pt Lobos SMCA
  • Carmel Bay SMCA
  • Pt Lobos SMR
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Sample

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • ROV
  • camera sled
MPAs explored
  • Soquel Canyon SMCA
  • Portugese Ledge SMCA
  • Carmel Pinnacles SMR
  • Pt Lobos SMCA
  • Pt Lobos SMR
  • Carmel Bay SMCA
  • Pt Sur SMCA
  • Big Creek SMR
  • Piedras Blancas SMCA
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North Central Coast

Point Arena to Pigeon Point

Bodega Head

Media
  • Digital HD stills
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Bodega Head SMR
  • Bodega Head SMCA
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Farallon Islands

Media
  • Digital HD stills
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Southeast Farallon Islands SMCA
  • Southeast Farallon Islands SMR
  • North Farallon Islands SMR
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Pillar Point

Media
  • Digital HD stills
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Pillar Point SMCA
  • Montara SMR
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Point Reyes

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Pt Reyes SMCA
  • Pt Reyes SMR
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Northern Coast

Oregon/California border to Point Arena

Point Arena

Media
  • Digital HD stills
  • DVCAM (video tape)
  • miniDV (video tape)
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Pt Arena SMCA
  • Pt Arena SMR
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Southern Coast

Point Conception to Mexican Border

Catalina Island

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Farnsworth Bank SMCA
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La Jolla

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • San Diego-Scripps SMCA
  • Matlahuayl SMR
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Laguna

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Crystal Cove SMCA
  • Laguna Beach SMR
  • Laguna Beach SMCA
  • Dana Point SMCA
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Point Vicente

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • DVCAM (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • Point Vicente SMCA
  • Abalone Cove SMCA
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San Clemente Island

Media
  • miniDV (video tape)
  • Digital HD stills
Source
  • ROV
MPAs explored
  • San Clemente Island Zone B
  • San Clemente Island Zone F
  • San Clemente Island Zone D
  • San Clemente Island Zone G
  • San Clemente Island Zone W