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Seaview SVII

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Seaview Science Video: The SVII

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The SVII Camera

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XL Catlin Seaview Survey Science - The SVII - Coral Oceans

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SVII Camera_Christophe Bailhache_Underwater Earth

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Seaview Survey Video: Coral Reefs

The Seaview SVII is an underwater camera designed by the Catlin Seaview Survey team, intended to photograph coral reefs to provide visual documentation of a reef's health. The camera is designed to be controlled by a diver in shallow waters, and is propelled at a constant slow speed by a propeller mounted near the rear of the camera. Only two SVIIs are currently in existence. The cameras were used by the Catlin Seaview Survey and Google to create Google Ocean, a means of displaying underwater images using Google's existing Street View platform.
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