Marine Matters issue 21 now available
The latest issue of the IMOS newsletter, Marine Matters, is available to download via the website.
Investigator finds a 'Freddy' (a frontal eddy) in East Australian Current
Frontal eddies ('freddies') are small, short-lived, rapidly-rotating cyclonic (clockwise) eddies that form inshore of the main flow of the East Australian Current (EAC).
Slocum glider missions reveal pools of dense shelf water - the 'winter cascade'
The Australian National Facility for Ocean Gliders has recently found pockets of dense ‘winter cascade’ water at a surprising number of locations over the continental shelf.
“Tweeting” seals collect ocean data for international database
Diving marine animals are proving to be an essential way of collecting oceanographic data especially in hard to reach areas such as the ice-bound Polar Regions. Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) tags seals in...
IMOS represented at the First Pacific Islands Training Workshop on Ocean Observations and Data Applications
Craig Steinberg represented IMOS at the First Pacific Islands Training Workshop on Ocean Observations and Data Applications (PI-1) as part of the Joint World Meteorological Organization/Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission...
Ocean Observing Systems - What can we learn from our experiences?
Zdenka Willis, Director of the US Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Program Office and Tim Moltmann, Director of the Australian Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) recently shared experiences of the US and Australian...