Application for Request of Data or Samples Obtained by JAMSTEC's Research Vessels and Submersibles

Application for Request of Dara or Samples

Before application

There are some precautions regarding the use of data and samples, please read the Terms and Conditions.

Application for Request of Data or Samples

(1) Identify data or samples

Please acquire information to identify the data or samples you are interested in, using the following site and lists.

◆ The cruise report and data book have been republished.

    If you know the Cruise ID, you can check it from "Cruise reports & DATA book".

Examples for typical information needed:

  • ship name, cruise ID, and/or observation site that are related to data/samples acquisition
  • submersible name and dive number that obtained data or samples
  • type, classification, or category of data, sample or observation
  • identification number or individual name of the data or samples

If you are unable to identify exact data/samples, please contact this e-mail address (, and state your specifications, e.g. observation area in latitude/longitude ranges, observation period, or data/sample types.

(2) Check for the need of Priority Users' permissions

When you want to request unreleased data or samples, such as those under Publication Moratorium Period, you are subject to acquire permissions from the Priority Users, e.g. Chief Scientist of the cruise or Primary Investigator of the research project, who originally obtained the data or samples.
If you receive any conditions of use from the Priority Users, please summarize those conditions in a free form document and submit it as an additional document of the application.

(3) Submit the request

(3-1) Request for observation data

Please submit "Request for JAMSTEC Data" form to the following address via e-mail.

Observation data request:

(3-2) Request for samples

Please contact us below.

Rock sample
Biological sample
Sediment core sample