So far, the many citizen scientists helping us with our archive containing thousands of hours of video has been a great success! Digital Fishers has enabled hundreds of people, with a variety of experience levels, to participate in ocean science research. The video collected by Ocean Networks Canada during installation dives and from underwater cameras installed across the network is being reviewed by scientists and citizen scientists alike, helping us annotate data from the deep sea. You can annotate, or describe, the various objects and animals you see by selecting from the fields on the screen. Categories to describe include sea life, water clarity, seafloor composition, and any other objects you see (natural or human made).
Our first mission to have citizen...Read more