The photos gallery preserves the Ifremer’s pictures heritage. It includes submersible photos as well as photos taken in the Ifremer’s laboratories and ships.
You can find out, in this photos gallery, a selection of 2184 photos representing 51 536 archived photos.
These photos are not copyright free: you have to make the request from Image department: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to visit the photos gallery: http://phototheque.ifremer.fr
The Ifremer web TV shows introduces the Ifremer’s activities through many movies realized as part of scientific programs, sea campaigns, internal and external presentations, seminars, interviews with the scientists of the institutes and even valuable pictures heritage since 1950.
The website also offers elements of the institute’s life through reports or events organized by Ifremer.
Click here to visit the web TV : http://wwz.ifremer.fr/webtv
In July 2003, The Ifremer library of Brest moved into its new premises of La Perouse library. During this operation, a lot of old vertical aerial photos, forgotten for thirty years, reappeared from the past.
After a quick inventory, it comes out these photos cover most of the French seashore and were taken between 1919 and 1953. It comes up on photos albums, 150 of them, each holding between 20 and 100 photos. A location map is present in each album, it gives information about the position of each photos.
Each album is about a defined geographical zone. For instance, the surroundings of Morlaix, from Cerbère to La nouvelle, the surroundings of Toulon, mouth of the Somme, for given year. This collection was built during different aerials campaigns, at different times. Some areas, surely, in the past, for strategics reasons, has been abundantly and regurlaly photographed. This is the case for the North of France, Toulon, Brest…
These photos show an invaluable historical and heritage. Transformed into georeferenced objects, this data will be directly used in geographical information systems. All of the coastal zone evolution could be appreciated by the accuracy obtained overlapping with more recent data. Thus the more scientific aspects of the pictures exploitation could mainly be treated with studies on the morphological evolution of the coast, and also changes in land use in coastal area.
Click here to visit the site: http://wwz.ifremer.fr/photos_anciennes_littoral