Global in situ imaging of large plankton and particles by the Underwater Vision Profiler in the upper kilometre of all oceans

Lars Stemmann1, Fabien Lombard2, Lionel Guidi3,4, Laurent Coppola5, Jean-Olivier Irisson6, Marc Picheral7, Augustin Lafond8, Anya M Waite9, Tristan Biard10, Emmanuel Boss11, Lee Karp-Boss12, Helena Hauss13, Andrew M. P. McDonnell14, Marcel Babin15, Mark D Ohman16, Rainer Kiko17 and G Gorsky3, (1)University Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI - LOV, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, (2)University Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI -LOV, Laboratoire de Villefranche sur Mer, Paris, France, (3)CNRS, Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche-sur-Mer, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, (4)University of Hawaii, Department of Oceanography, Honolulu, HI, United States, (5)OOV, Villefranche sur Mer, France, (6)University Pierre and Marie Curie Paris VI - LOV, France, (7)CNRS, Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche sur Mer, Paris Cedex 16, France, (8)Aix Marseille University, Marseille Cedex 03, France, (9)Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, (10)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, (11)University of Maine, School of Marine Science, Orono, ME, United States, (12)University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences, Orono, ME, United States, (13)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany, (14)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (15)CERC sur la télédétection de la nouvelle frontière arctique du Canada - Unité Mixte Internationale Takuvik, Québec, QC, Canada, (16)Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, United States, (17)GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany