Help on a continuous global 'health check' of our oceans.

You can go out and measure the environmental status of the ocean close to you. We provide Android and iPhone apps for you to share your data. Then you can see your data in a global context on our OSD-App Server.

No smartphone? No problem!

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Use our resources for environmental metagenomics research.

Genes Mapserver

View georeferenced sampling sites in their environmental context


Support Ocean Sampling Day


Explore ecological traits of metagenomes


Browse genome projects classified according to sampling environment