In accordance with the universal field manual maintenance protocol described in Chapter 1 of the Field Manual package, this manual was updated in 2020 as Version 2a. Updates reflect user feedback and new developments (e.g. data discoverability and accessibility). Version 2b will also include an accepted publication describing this field manual. The version control for Chapter 5 (field manual for Benthic BRUVs) is below:

Version Number Description Date
0 Submitted for review (NESP Marine Hub, GA, external reviewers as listed Appendix A. 22 Dec 2017
1 Publicly released on 28 Feb 2018
2a Relevant updates, including Data Release sections based on NESP, AODN, IMOS, GA, and CSIRO projects July 2020